[Histonet] Shandon Hypercenter XP
Shriners Hospital for Children
Hello again everyone in Histoland!
Does anyone use this processor? I had not used it prior to accepting this
position. What seems to be the problem is that it seems to have a lot of
carry over from station to station. I have read the manual, did all the
maintenance it suggests, and I diligently keep up the daily routine
maintenance. I process very small samples of clinically engineered skin.
The largest workload I have ever had here was 34 blocks. Usually it is more
like 8- 10 cassettes.
I just changed all the reagents yesterday, including both paraffins. I had
a run with 4 cassettes overnight and this morning the first paraffin station
has a very strong xylene smell. Has anyone else found this to be a problem
with this particular piece of equipment? I don't recall having this much of
a problem with this in the VIP's or MVPs which I have worked with for the
last 15 years. I read through the archives to see if anyone had mentioned
this and found nothing, so your comments will be greatly appreciated.
Deanna Snider HT
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