RE: [Histonet] plus slides

From:"Dave Johnson"

What about the Mercedes Medical Starfrost Plus german slides?

>From: "Elizabeth Chlipala" 
>To: "'Histonet'" 
>Subject: [Histonet] plus slides
>Date: Thu, 7 Apr 2005 12:09:41 -0600
>For all this is worth, here is my experience with plus slides.  I have
>found no differences in tissue attachment in the following brands of
>plus slides -
>VWR, Fisher, Stat Labs superfrost plus and histobond slides - I would
>use any one of these for immuno's without fear of losing my sections.
>I have tried Surgipaths snowcoat x-tra and some plus slide that Mercedes
>Medical sells (made in China).  In my experience the immuno's I did with
>the slides from surgipath and Mercedes medical, the tissue sections fell
>of the slides (with both automated and very careful handling of manual
>methods)  I would never use those slides for immunos or even fixed
>frozen sections.  I cut some fixed tissue for frozen and used surgipaths
>snowcoat extra and the sections fell off, but adhered just fine to the
>the StatLab histobond slides.
>Elizabeth A. Chlipala, BS, HTL(ASCP)QIHC
>Premier Laboratory, LLC
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