RE: [Histonet] background staining with ultra view from Ventana

From:"Truscott, Tom"

Hi Gudrun, I've mostly run AEC on a older Benchmark, and then tried
iView AlkPhos with mixed results varying with tissue type. I have then
tried ultraView DAB and UltraView AlkPhos and immediately ran into
background problems using my routine times and Ab concentrations. Debbie
at Ventana tech support led me through some things to try. For the uView
DAB, my best improvement came with less cell conditioning, shorter
incubation times, my regular Ab concentrations, and Ventana Ab diluent
alone in the ultrablock step. Happy Trials, Tom Truscott
-----Original Message-----
[] On Behalf Of Gudrun
Sent: Wednesday, March 21, 2007 8:10 AM
Subject: [Histonet] background staining with ultra view from Ventana

Hi to the Ventana users,

Have any of you experienced increased background staining with the
ultraview-DAB kit from Ventana in comparison to the iview-DAB. We have
problems with this and I would like to know, if it is due to the reagens
to the machine (Benchmark XT). 


Thanks in advance

Gudrun Lang

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