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February 21, 1903

New Instrument.

JAMA. 1903;XL(8):531. doi:10.1001/jama.1903.02490080049020

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SECTION LIFTER AND SLIDE FORCEPS FOR THE PATHOLOGIC LABORATORY.  CHESTER J. STEDMAN, M.D.ASSISTANT PATHOLOGIST, BALTIMORE MEDICAL COLLEGE.BALTIMORE.For the laboratory man who has five or six hundred histologic or pathologic sections to stain every day, the old method of changing the sections from dish to dish with a single needle is a rather tedious process; especially so in the case of those solutions in which the sections may remain for only a few moments. With such solutions the stainer must either take time to run his sections through in lots of half a dozen or run the risk of exposing some of them to overaction of the solution by putting some fifty or sixty in the dish at one time, and depending on his ability to capture them all with his single needle before some of them are spoiled by the solution.After considerable experience in staining up

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