[Histonet] Ventana Benchmark Ultra-Red Problems

Susan Foreman sforeman <@t> labpath.com
Mon Aug 1 11:24:58 CDT 2011

We have tried both lots of the Ultra View Red

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From: Drew Meyer [mailto:41dmb41 <@t> gmail.com] 
Sent: Monday, August 01, 2011 12:27 PM
To: Susan Foreman
Cc: <histonet <@t> lists.utsouthwestern.edu>
Subject: Re: [Histonet] Ventana Benchmark Ultra-Red Problems

Have you tried using a different lot of the Ultra View Red... Ours has been
working fine, so maybe you got a bad lot?


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On Aug 1, 2011, at 12:18 PM, "Susan Foreman" <sforeman <@t> labpath.com> wrote:

> We have been having an issue lately with a precipitate (possibly bacterial
> contaminant) using the Ultra View Red Detection Kit that is not showing up
> on stains using the Ultra View DAB Detection Kit.  The red speckles appear
> on the tissue and also on the glass away from the tissue.  We have alerted
> tech support, done several decontaminations and changed our water from
> "purified" to "distilled".  Has anyone experienced similar problems with
> new formulation of the Ultra Red Detection kit or any other similar
> situations?   Any thoughts on the subject would be greatly appreciated.
> Benchmark Ultra stainer
> I appreciate your input,
> Susan
> KDL Pathology
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