[Histonet] Sekura Tissue Tek Block Storage

Michael Ann Jones mjones <@t> metropath.com
Tue Jul 8 12:38:19 CDT 2014

We re-use block file drawers as well. We write on the front with red
sharpie marker and take off writing with alcohol.
Works pretty well.
Michael Ann Jones, HT (ASCP)
Histology Manager
7444 W. Alaska Dr. #250
Lakewood, CO 80226
Mjones <@t> metropath.com

On 7/8/14, 11:26 AM, "Sheila Haas" <smah2 <@t> msn.com> wrote:

>As we reuse block file drawers, we run a piece of bold colored tape (as
>wide as the front of the drawer) across
>the front. We use a different color for each year which helps quickly
>distinguish one year from the next when pulling or filing blocks. Works
>very well here and is inexpensive.
>Good luck.
>Sheila Haas
>MicroPath Laboratories, Inc.
>> From: NIngrao <@t> KaleidaHealth.Org
>> To: histonet <@t> lists.utsouthwestern.edu
>> Date: Tue, 8 Jul 2014 17:23:19 +0000
>> Subject: [Histonet] Sekura Tissue Tek Block Storage
>> Hello Histonet,
>> First time poster. My institution has a 25 year retention on paraffin
>>blocks. The 1989 batch was just destroyed and the storage containers
>>were returned to me. They appear to be the same size as the current
>>sekura tissue block storage units we use. Does anyone know of a
>>commercially available label overlay for the drawers? I could cut down
>>adhesive labels, but wanted to see what was out there on the market.
>> Thanks, Nick
>> Nick Ingrao, MBA, MT(ASCP)
>> Manager, Anatomic Pathology
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