RE: Control slides/ automated special stainers

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From:"Gamble,Marilyn S" <>
To:"'histonet'" <>, "'Tapper, Sheila'" <STapper@SMDC.ORG>
Date:Tue, 09 Mar 1999 09:18:07 -0800

There is also a company called CytoLogix Corporation, in Cambridge, MA. 

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> From: 	Tapper, Sheila[SMTP:STapper@SMDC.ORG]
> Sent: 	Tuesday, March 09, 1999 8:33 AM
> To: 	'histonet'
> Subject: 	Control slides/ automated special stainers
> I actually have two different questions to ask.  The first is:  What
> companies are offering an automated special stainer for routine special
> stains?  I know that Ventana and Biogenex have one.  Are there any others
> out there?   Does anyone have any experience with them?  I would really
> like
> to hear from you.  Secondly, I am wondering how many people are putting a
> control (for routine special stains, not immuno)  on the same slide as the
> test tissue.   I am particularly interested in whether you have ever noted
> a
> case of microorganisms migrating from the control to the test section at
> the
> bottom of the slide?  Thanks!
> Sheila Tapper
> St. Mary's / Duluth Clinic Health System
> Duluth, MN

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