[Histonet] Slide drying

Martin, Erin Erin.Martin <@t> ucsf.edu
Mon Dec 22 13:45:19 CST 2008

Hi all,
They want them filed that fast because when they order recuts, stains, etc, they want the entire case set up again with the new orders and since we do 400-500 cassettes/day it would take too long for the clerical staff to look through slide flats to fine the original H&Es.  Since they are divided between different docs so the flats are would not follow numerical order...  I know it's expecting a lot to think that slides would be ready for file so fast.  I needed some other opinions to show them.


From: Michael Mihalik [mailto:mike <@t> pathview.com]
Sent: Mon 12/22/2008 11:36 AM
To: Martin, Erin
Subject: RE: [Histonet] Slide drying

Erin, may I ask why your doctors want them filed so quickly?

Michael Mihalik
PathView Systems | cell: 214.733.7688 | 800.798.3540 | fax: 270.423.0968

-----Original Message-----
From: histonet-bounces <@t> lists.utsouthwestern.edu
[mailto:histonet-bounces <@t> lists.utsouthwestern.edu] On Behalf Of Martin, Erin
Sent: Monday, December 22, 2008 1:06 PM
To: histonet
Subject: [Histonet] Slide drying

Hello everyone,

I was asked to find out how to dry slides quickly.  They are glass
coverslipped in an automated coverslipper at the reference lab we use and
the our docs want them filed in less than 12 hours from the time they are
coverslipped.   We have been putting them in a 125 degree C convection oven
for a few hours but the slides still get all stuck together in the file.
They will not consider film coverslipping.

Does anyone else file this quickly?  I am grateful for any suggestions!

Erin Martin UCSF Dermatopathology

Histonet mailing list
Histonet <@t> lists.utsouthwestern.edu

More information about the Histonet mailing list