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    Every histology laboratory must have a slide labeling system. If you work in a small laboratory, this system may be as simple as using a solvent-resistant pen to hand-write your slides.  Larger laboratories have moved forward to incorporate bar-code tracking systems into their LIS that can integrate with a slide printing module. Studies have shown that …

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    This past January, Rankin Biomedical, a family-owned histology laboratory supply company, moved to a new facility with a significantly larger warehouse space. The larger facility has undoubtedly increased workflow and productivity along with allowing the company to store more inventory and efficiently handle growing customer orders. Since the move, Rankin Biomedical has been able to …

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    I can never get sections to slide under the anti-roll plate on the cryostat. The sections always seem to bunch up on the edge of the anti-roll plate. What do I need to do to get it to work right? The anti-roll plate is a square or rectangle of plastic or glass that rests against …

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