Re: [Histonet] Adenovirus & RSV

From:"Richard Cartun"

Should everyone be doing every immunoperoxidase available?  It is my
opinion that if you don't do an immunoperoxidase stain on a regular
basis, you shouldn't be doing it!  I see more problems when labs attempt
to do an IP stain when they don't get many requests for it.  I realize
that pressure may come from your pathologist(s), but you simply tell
them that we don't get enough request for this IP stain to make it
cost-effective, or that you don't have the technical expertise or
positive control material to guarantee quality control.

Richard Cartun
Director, Immunopathology
Hartford Hospital
Hartford, CT  06001

>>> "GUTIERREZ, JUAN"  02/25/04
11:52AM >>>
Is anyone running this two immunos?  I  need help getting them to work
either on the Ventana or DAKO stainers.  Also if somebody has a source
for controls, I would appreciate an address.
Juan C. Gutierrez, HT(ASCP)
Histology Supervisor
Christus Santa Rosa Healthcare
San Antonio, TX  78207

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