BUILDING A SAFE AND FUNCTIONAL LABORATORY

As the media obsesses with the translation of the government’s guidelines into tangible steps to get people back to work, most pathology labs are taking a more pragmatic and constructive view by simply getting on with it. It’s very often the most straight-forward measures that can play a part.  Creating independent work stations with space […]

DOING ALL WE CAN TO HELP

This is an appeal to anybody who is still seeking gloves, surgical masks, visors, anti-bacterial hand soap and anti-viral spray, please contact us.  We will do everything we can to help. Nick Wallach, Director of Solmedia, explains more fully, ‘because we already have established supply chains throughout the world, we are in an excellent position […]

STAINING, TAKEN SERIOUSLY

‘It’s interesting,’ says Camelo Lupo, Head of Innovation at Diapath SPA, ‘how machines designed by the people who understand how they are used are inevitably better. It’s really that simple.’ In this particular case, Dr Lupo is referring to the Giotto automatic stainer, which has been produced and developed by histologists who truly understand the […]

PERFECT YOUR SPECIAL STAINS

Whilst almost every sample in the histology laboratory will go through the routine hematoxylin and eosin (H&E) staining process in order to reveal the underlying tissue structures, some samples will need further investigation – or for different characteristics or abnormalities to be revealed.  In these instances, particular staining processes will be employed, and they are […]