RE: Peel & stick
|From:||"Nocito, Joseph" <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
The product is MountQuick from Newcomers Supply. It really works great. I
had a reference slide that had multiple sections. The doctor wanted some
immunos. I removed the coverslip in Xylene, then applied the MountQuick to
the wet slide. I let it dry, then placed into a warm waterbath, peeled the
sections off, cut the tissue sections into 6 pieces, placed the pieces on 6
seperate slides that were wet with distilled water, and let them dry. This
was great because the one slide I received was on a regular slide. When I
transferred the cut up pieces, I put the section on plus slides. I ran the
immunos over the H&E and the doctor was happy. Be careful though, you might
be opening up Padora's Box. Once the doctor's get a hold of this, there is
no stopping them. I even did this on a Pap smear.
Joe Nocito, B.S., HT(ASCP)QIHC
Christus Santa Rosa Hospitals
San Antonio, Texas
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Beverly Braswell [SMTP:email@example.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, October 04, 2000 11:46 AM
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com
> Subject: Re: Peel & stick
> The product you are referring to has a foregin name, it comes in a green
> white tube. You basically place you slides with sections on them stained
> unstained in xylene to remove paraffin or permount. Then place the
> on a flat surface while still moist with xylene squeeze out enough "peel
> stick" to cover the area that a 24X50 coverslip would use. Place the
> into the oven at 60 degrees for 2 hrs. Remove slides then place into a 43
> degree water bath for 1 hr. Take a forcep and pull the "peel and stick"
> downward until completely removed. Place on new slide that you prefer.
> may also cut the "peel and stick" if you have multiple sections that you
> would like on different slides. Do this when you peel it off of the
> This product is wonderful when you are in a bind with limited tissue.
> >From: firstname.lastname@example.org
> >To: email@example.com
> >Subject: Peel & stick
> >Date: Tue, 03 Oct 2000 15:38:11 -0400
> >2 of my technicians went to the N.H.S. and thought it was the greatest
> >since sliced bread. One of the exibits they thought was interesting was
> >Peel &
> >Stick which is distributed by a company called Newcomer. Can anybody
> >some information on this product & a phone no. of the company.
> >Montreal General.
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