[Histonet] Re: Millers Elastin Stain HELP

From:"Prior, Andrew"

Julia ,

You can find Miller Elastin Stain on the UK Version of the Raymond Lamb
website ( http://www.ralamb.net/ ), but for some reason it's not on the US
version of the site. You may be able to get it shipped across or just hassle
R A Lamb in the States to sell you some.

Hope this helps


Andrew Prior
Smith & Nephew Research Centre
York Science Park

>Message: 20
>Date: Tue, 1 Feb 2005 08:13:49 -0500 
>From: Celebre Julia 
>Subject: [Histonet] Millers Elastin Stain HELP
>To: "'histonet@lists.utsouthwestern.edu'"
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>Good morning all....

>Our lab makes our own Millers solution, and I think it's just for plain old
>punishment because if anyone has had to make it they understand what I
>mean... Normally the stain works beautifully, but since we've run out of
>'Victoria Blue 4R' and have used 'Victoria Blue B' as a substitute the
>doesn't seem to be working too well. The reason why we substituted because
>Victoria Blue 4R is no longer availalbe..

>What I'm asking all you histology guru's out there...
>1. Does anybody know of a company that sells pre-made Millers?
>2. Does anybody know where we can purchase Victoria Blue 4R?
>3. Does anybody know if/why Victoria Blue B can be used as a substitute?


>Julia Celebre MLT
>Anatomic Pathology
>Hamilton General Hospital
>905-527-0271  ext46145
>email: celebrej@hhsc.ca

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