Re: Autostainers and coverslippers

From:Louri Caldwell <>

I have worked with both the Leica and Hacker automated stainer/coverslipper 
systems.  I strongly recommend Leica over Hacker. Both Leica's stainer and 
coverslipper are dependable, work very well and the company is a pleasure to 
deal with at every level.

Louri Caldwell
College of Veterinary Medicine
The University of Georgia

>From: Dana Settembre <settembr@UMDNJ.EDU>
>To: Jeannie Heck <>
>Subject: Re: Autostainers and coverslippers
>Date: Mon, 30 Oct 2000 08:28:53 -0500 (EST)
>On Fri, 27 Oct 2000, Jeannie Heck wrote:
> > We are in the process of automating our laboratory. I have decided to 
>purchase from Hacker, Shandon, or Leica. I would appreciate any comments 
>either positive or negative from histotechs using coverslippers or H&E 
>stainers from these companies. Thanks in advance.
> >
> >
> > Jeannie Heck HT ASCP
> >
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>Our Histology Laboratory has both the Leica Stainer and the Coverslipper.
>They both work very well.  The coverslipper must be kept clean because
>that sticky resin is, well, sticky.  I'm sure that is the case with all
>coverslippers too.
>Dana Settembre
>Immunohistochemistry Lab
>Pathology Department
>University Hospital
>Newark,  New Jersey

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