Re: [Histonet] Re: Kurabo AS 200

From:"Joe Nocito"

it's still faster than some techs I know.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Cazares, Ruth" 
Sent: Wednesday, March 21, 2007 2:55 PM
Subject: [Histonet] Re: Kurabo AS 200

Well I have to admit, curiosity got the best of me and I went on the
website to checkout my (and every histo tech's) competition.

It does seem impressive, and it can crank out 200 slides in 2 hours (one
run equals 2 hours), BUT those are serial sections from one block.  If
you want different blocks cut it can handle up to;  WAIT FOR IT......
HERE IT COMES........ 20, YES! Twenty blocks every run or 2 hours.  So,
if your lab averages 200 blocks a day it would take 10 hours to get them
cut and stained.

I don't think that would work in my lab, but that's just my opinion.  I
have enclosed the website in case anyone else is curious.

Ruth Cazares, Histology Supervisor (and histo tech, for the time being)

Department of Pathology

Swedish Covenant Hospital

Chicago, IL 60625

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