RE: Alcolhol dilution

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From:"R.Wadley" <s9803537@pop3.unsw.edu.au>
To:HistoNet@pathology.swmed.edu
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Date:Wed, 22 Sep 1999 08:45:48 +1000
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	Dear Jeanie,
	
	I have always used distilled water.  Simply as a quality control issue.
Tap water is OK for washing, but some of the stuff that attempts to pass
for water that I've seen come out of lab taps means I'll go for distilled
water every time.  
	Using distilled water means 1 less variable & therefore a more consistant
& controlled outcome.

	Regards
	
	Rob W.	

>From: Angel92764@aol.com
>To: HistoNet@pathology.swmed.edu
>Subject: Alcolhol dilution
>Date: Tuesday, September 21, 1999 2:27AM
>Hi All,
>    I was wondering what everyone uses to make alcohol dilution's.  At our
>lab for as long as I can remember, we made our dilution's with distilled
>water.  Now we are just using tap water.  I personally do not believe this
>is the correct way, however, I have been wrong before.  By dilution's, I am
>referring to percents (100%, 90%,80%, etc.).  Thank you for any assistance.
>                                            Jeanie Wade, H.T.(ASCP)


R. Wadley, B.App.Sc. M.L.S, Grad.Dip.Sc.MM
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