[Histonet] Ventana Benchmark Ultra-Red Problems

Drew Meyer 41dmb41 <@t> gmail.com
Mon Aug 1 12:06:21 CDT 2011

Is it appearing on every slide run with that detection regardless of the antibody?  What are you using to remove the liquid coverslip?  If it's dish-soap, did you just recently change brands or use one with a different formula?


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On Aug 1, 2011, at 12:24 PM, "Susan Foreman" <sforeman <@t> labpath.com> wrote:

> We have tried both lots of the Ultra View Red
> -----Original Message-----
> 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?
> Drew
> Sent from my iPhone
> 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
> the
>> 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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