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Rankin offers a comprehensive line of refurbished and new histological equipment and provides equipment PM and repair service, depot refurbishment and repair, replacement parts, equipment installation, operator training, and service agreements.

Rankin specializes in the design and buildout of whole lab setups.

Recent Articles

  • CellBlockistry – The Time is Now
    Histology Educational Series – Blog 3 Every histology laboratory has a method for preparing paraffin cell-block specimens.  Certain cytology specimens, fine needle aspirates (FNAs), tiny tissue fragments, fragmented needle core biopsies and suspensions of cells for both clinical and research evaluation all require a method to get the specimen from the specimen container into a …

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  • Troubleshooting Histology: Double Barrel Style – H&E and Special Stains
    Why even bother to learn about troubleshooting? Wouldn’t it be more interesting to listen to one of the presentations on molecular technology? Possibly. But what would you do if your pathologist brought you a slide from the first batch of today’s H&E’s that looked sub-optimal to review alongside an optimal slide stained the previous day? …

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  • Vaccination Against the Covid-19 Disease – Part 3
    Author’s note:  This blog is part of a series on the current status of the Covid-19 vaccination program in the United States.  All information contained herein was obtained from peer reviewed scientific journals and publications as well as legitimate vetted science-based websites.  These sources are referenced such that you may obtain further information from them.  …

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