Re: Immunos on Cytology Specimens

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From:anita dudley <> (by way of histonet)
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Deb, We also have an Optimax,we have used for 3 or so years now and also
love it.  I fix smears and cytospins in 95 alc. then put on the machine, we
get pretty good results with most antibodies. good luck
Anita Dudley
Providence Hosp

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>To: <>
>Subject: Immunos on Cytology Specimens
>Date: Thu, 6 Jul 2000 11:41:05 -0600
>I would appreciate any feed back on Immunohisto procedures done on
>cytology smears,.cytospins etc.
>We recently purchased a Biogenex Optimax Immuno stainer (and love it).
>I heard that you could fix smears etc. in cold acetone and then start
>your normal run procedure. Has any one used anything else and had great
>Deb Ritter, HT ASCP
>St. Marys Hosp.
>Grand Junction, Colorado

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