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How to Optimize the Re-Identification of Histology Slides for Pathology labs

Hospitals collect tissue samples for a variety of purposes, from providing an accurate diagnosis to determining predictive and prognostic factors associated with a multitude...

Breakthrough: GA International Announces the Launch of Histo-PinTAG for the Re-Identification of Microscope Slides

Summary: GA International has developed a unique label designed for the re-identification of microscope slides by consulting facilities and digital pathology labs. GA International is...

Breakthrough: GA International Announces the Launch of XyliSTUCK®

Summary: GA International has developed a new line of xylene-resistant labels for laboratories, XyliSTUCK, that provides extreme resistance to xylene immersion for more than...

Pathology Labs Using RFID to Improve Specimen Tracking

The introduction of errors is a genuine concern in the pathology lab, where preanalytical errors, specimen labeling errors, and specimen loss can all occur...

The Future of Digital Histology

Histology is the study of tissue at the microscopic level, widely used to diagnose disease by pathologists. This traditionally involves thin specimens cut from...

Sample Identification for Immunohistochemistry

A cornerstone of the pathologist’s toolkit, immunohistochemistry (IHC) is an essential diagnostic procedure that uses polyclonal antibodies to determine the tissue distribution of proteins...

Using Specimen Tracking Systems in Histology/Pathology to Improve Efficiency

Pathology and histology labs process a large volume of specimens on a daily basis. These specimens need to be properly identified to ensure patients...

Tissue Microarrays: A New Tool for Pathology Labs

Modern technologies allow for the identification of DNA/RNA and protein markers that might be useful in disease classification and drug development. However, conventional slide-by-slide...

Avoiding Costly Errors in Histology

Histology labs are frequently bombarded with patient samples that require mistake-free, timely processing to render the right diagnosis to the right patient. As a...

How to Identify Specimens Embedded in Resin for Electron Microscopy

First discovered in the 1950s, transmission electron microscopy (TEM) is now one of the most widely used techniques to resolve cellular structures. It bombards...

The Dos and Don’ts of Labeling Specimens For Pathology

Appropriately labeling specimens for pathology labs is of critical importance. The College of Pathologists previously evaluated the average cost of labeling errors at approximately...

How AI is Reshaping Pathology and Histology

Artificial intelligence (AI) is one of the fastest growing new technologies of the last couple of years. As computing power has increased, so has...

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4 Tips for Labeling Microscope Slides

Microscopy is one of the oldest techniques in biomedical research, dating back to the 16th century. As labs continue to grow, so too does...

Will 3D Imaging Make 2D Pathology Obsolete?

Histochemical analysis is an integral component of pathology laboratories, providing patients with diagnostic and prognostic information, which is critical for making treatment-related decisions. However,...

Tips for Choosing the Right Barcode in the Lab

When implementing a new laboratory information management system (LIMS) or any other digital management system, assessing how samples and inventory will be tracked and...

New Viruses & Bacteria, Scientists Are Studying in the Melting Arctic Permafrost

Permafrost in the Arctic has come under sharp focus over the last decade as climate change has rapidly increased its thaw rate and consequently...