Re: control slides

From:Gayle Callis <uvsgc@montana.edu>

WE used to get intestine from some animal, cow, dog, cat, whatever and not
clean out the fecal contents to carefully, always had a good Gram + and -
control, all in one easy to cut, obtainable sample.  At a vet diagnostic
lab, as your pathologist to collect a sample for you.  

At 11:08 AM 4/27/01 -0600, you wrote:
>Shawn,
>do these controls come as slides or as blocks? I am assuming they are
>slides.  I am having a hard time finding a good gram control, too, and
>would like tissue rather than slides.  Thanks for your info.
>
>Connie McManus
>
>Shawn Griffin wrote:
>> 
>> We have two companies we purchase controls from.  Histology Outlet Mall
>> Enterprises, Inc. (H.O.M.E)  800-474-9477.  They sell gram controls box of
>> 10 $30.00.  Also, Newcomer supply, 800-383-7799, they sell gram,
>> staphlococous aureus & E.coli combined in same organ 10/set $37.00.  Hope
>> this helps.
>> 
>> Shawn
>> 
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Lynn McKee [mailto:mckeela@ucmail.uc.edu]
>> Sent: Friday, April 27, 2001 8:37 AM
>> To: histonet@pathology.swmed.edu
>> Subject: control slides
>> 
>> Dear Histonetters,
>> 
>>   I know this subject has been discussed before, but I need some
>> information on companies that sell control slides. (We are particularly
>> interested in Gram control). Thanks for your input in advance.
>> 
>> Lynn McKee
>> University of Cincinnati
>> Developmental Markers Lab
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Gayle Callis
Histopathology Supervisor
Veterinary Molecular Biology
Montana State University - Bozeman
Bozeman MT 59717-3610

406 994-6367
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