RE: Cassette/Slide Markers

From:Dolors Fuster

do these kind of markers stand on non frosted end slides after staining? or

do anybody know a company where to get 43 x 75 slides with frosted end?


> We have had the same things happening in our lab.  I recently made a purchase
> of Tissue Dye from a company called Cancer Diagnostics Inc. and they sent me
> a sample pen, I have used it for almost a week, it is bright and vibrant even
> after processing and embedding.  I have not checked into the pricing for it
> yet, but you can find the company on the web.  I am definitely going to be
> getting in touch with them for more information about their pens!
> Lorraine Cornett
> Blue Ridge Pathology 
> Histology Supervisor
> 	-----Original Message----- 
> 	From: THERESA ROHR []=20
> 	Sent: Thu 7/24/2003 10:58 AM 
> 	To: 
> 	Cc: 
> 	Subject: Cassette/Slide Markers
> 	I have been having a very hard time using the Secureline Markers from
> 	Allegiance. They were so dependable for years, never smeared and didn't
> come
> 	off the cassettes after processing. Now, we are having a big problem. 
> 	numbers are so light after processing that it has become a whole new job
> 	rewriting the cassettes. I ordered markers from Richard Allen but they
> seem
> 	the same, they just have their name on the side. I spoke to the Fisher 
> 	and all he came up with was Secureline again.
> 	Do any of you use a different type marker?  Are any of you experiencing
> what
> 	I am with the Secureline markers?
> 	I would appreciate any comments.
> 	Thanks so much,
> 	Theresa Rohr, Section Head, Histology
> 	Nyack Hospital, NY
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Dolors Fuster
Tècnic Especialista en Anatomia Patològica i Citologia
Departament d'Anatomia i Embriologia Humana 
Facultat de Medicina (HCP) 
Universitat de Barcelona 
ICQ 14146798 

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