Re: slide labeling

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From:"Carla Shoffeitt" <>,
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  We use a "SECURELINE" superfrost marker which is marketed by Allegiance.  
They do dry out some, but if you store them tightly capped with the tip 
pointed down, they tend to last longer.  Their ink is very durable.

Columbus Regional Medical Center,Columbus,GA.

>From: "Renee Escalona" <> (by way of Histonet)
>Subject: slide labeling
>Date: Wed, 17 May 2000 08:39:22 -0500
>Fellow histonetters,
>We've been having problems with our slide labeling.  We currently use 
>to label them.  However, after continuous handling of the slides, the lead
>eventually starts to fade which is no big surprise.  At one time we tried
>using those Histoprep pens made by Fisher but they often dried out before 
>got a decent amount of use from them.  Did we just have a bad lot or has
>anyone else had problems with these pens?  Also, can anyone suggest a
>different type of pen that withstands the staining procedure?
>Thanks in advance,
>Renee Escalona, BS, HTL(ASCP)
>Veterinary Laboratory Technologist
>TX Vet. Med. Diag. Lab
>College Station, TX

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