[Histonet] Re: Vectashield Hardset Mountant

From:"Johnson, Teri"

John, we tried it, didn't like it.  I found that it didn't spread well,
and when dry would leave huge air pockets or air bubbles.  I could never
really put "enough" mounting medium on...any more and the coverslip
would have slid around out of place.  We switched to the ProLong Gold,
anti-fade.  It's expensive, but given the fact we're a service facility,
it's worth it to use the right tool for the job for our researchers.

Teri Johnson, HT(ASCP)QIHC
Managing Director Histology Facility
Stowers Institute for Medical Research
1000 E. 50th St.
Kansas City, MO 64133

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