RE: [Histonet] staining under hoods

From:"Weems, Joyce"

Can you change the vent tubing to flexible dryer vent tubing?-----Original Message-----From:[]On Behalf Of Sauer,BarbSent: Thursday, October 06, 2005 5:56 AMTo: histonet@lists.utsouthwestern.eduSubject: [Histonet] staining under hoodsDoes anyone use a Labconco (or another)hood to do staining of H&E's?  We recently moved into a new facility and when we moved none of our stains worked right.  We have not completely ruled out the water change but we now have purchased stain(instead of making our own) and the stain is good.  It would really be helpful to get feedback on who has the entire staining set up under a hood in comparison to only the xylene under the hood.  We also have had the problem of a Labconco hood that we purchased that is supposed to move the height to adjust to different size people using it.  It's a great concept but Labconco did not supply the ventilation tubing to make it moveable, thus we are stuck with an expensive hood that doesn't move.  Any ideas????  Thanks for your help.B. SauerHistology DepartmentSynergy Health / St. Joesph's HospitalWest Bend, WI   53095**********************************************************************This email and any files transmitted with it are confidential andintended solely for the use of the individual or entity to whom theyare addressed. If you have received this email in error please notifythe system manager.This footnote also confirms that this email message has been swept byMIMEsweeper for the presence of computer**********************************************************************_______________________________________________Histonet mailing listHistonet@lists.utsouthwestern.edu Notice ** The information contained in this message may be privileged and is confidential information intended for the use of the addressee listed above. If you are neither the intended recipient nor the employee or agent responsible for delivering this message to the intended recipient, you are hereby notified that any disclosure, copying, distribution or the taking of any action in reliance on the contents of this information is strictly prohibited. If you have received this communication in error, please notify us immediately by replying to the message and deleting it from your computer.Thank you. Saint Josephs Health System, Inc.

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