Re: processing/embedding cassette
Using metal lids costs a little bit less, and it also
cuts down on waste, since they are not thrown away
after one use. Our lab cleans the lids by putting
them through the clean cycle on our VIP processor
(although not officially recommended by Sakura).
Kelly Booher, HTL (ASCP)
Swedish Medical Center, Providence Campus
Seattle, WA 98122
--- Melissa Jensen wrote:
> We just put the lids back in the processor with the
> trays and run the clean
> cycle..No extra work involved.
> From: "Johnston, Kathy"
> To: "'Melissa Jensen'"
> Sent: Friday, April 12, 2002 8:23 AM
> Subject: RE: processing/embedding cassette
> > They are marginally more expensive, but the amount
> of staff time involved
> > cleaning the metal lids negates the extra cost.
> We use the ones with lids
> > and we get them for 85 to 101 $ per case depending
> on which type we order
> > Surgipath ).
> > Hope this helps!
> > Kathy Johnston
> > Tech II - Special Stains
> > Anatomic Pathology - Foothills Medical Center
> > Calgary Laboratory Services
> > Ph - 403-670-4760
> > Fax - 403-270-4093
> > email@example.com
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Melissa Jensen [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> > Sent: Thursday, April 11, 2002 3:46 PM
> > To: email@example.com; Isabelle Côté
> > Subject: Re: processing/embedding cassette
> > Cost would be my guess..Are the cassettes with
> lids more expensive than
> > those without?
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Isabelle Côté"
> > To:
> > Sent: Thursday, April 11, 2002 2:19 PM
> > Subject: processing/embedding cassette
> > > Is there any specific advantage about using
> cassette having separate
> > > stainless steel cover versus cassette with
> plastic cover.
> > >
> > > Isabelle Cote (again...)
> > > Nunavik Research Centre
> > >
> > >
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