RE: [Histonet] Superfrost Plus slides BENCHMARK EXPLANATION

From:"Deltour, Douglas D. (HM2)"

 If you are talking about the slides that have red control border it is
because of the paint. The painted bordr on the Erie slides is painted on the
back of the slide, not the top. The Benchmark was having problems with
reagent pooling and not rinsing because of this "built-up" paint border.
Here is the fisher site that has the slides.
Notice how they are listed for automatic stainers and manual staining. 


-----Original Message-----
From: Dave Johnson
Sent: 4/5/2005 4:21 PM
Subject: RE: [Histonet] Superfrost Plus slides

Anyone know why only the Erie slides work on the Ventana?

>Subject: [Histonet] Superfrost Plus slides
>Date: Tue, 5 Apr 2005 12:29:02 -0500
>We get ours from Fisher, but I believe they're made by Erie Scientific,
>could contact either one for a quote.  We get a fairly good price from
>Julie Sanders, Supervisor Anatomic Pathology
>VAMC, Cincinnati, Ohio
>on 4-5-05 you wrote:
>We're talking of buying a Ventana Benchmark XT and they insist that we
>need to use Superfrost Plus slides. They are going to cost much more
>than what we're using now. Does anyone have the inside track on the
>least expensive place to buy them from?
>You folks are always "The" source for All Histology Wisdom!
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