Lysing solution

Fareed Al-Gurg algurg7f at
Tue Sep 19 03:09:25 EST 2000

"Houston, Jim" wrote:
> To All:
> Our lab is using a lysing solution produced by Ortho.  It comes in a small
> bottle and makes 100ml of solution.
> Ortho has discontinued the item.  The product in the bottle is the standard
> Ammonium Chloride reagent.  It is handy in the clinical environment in that
> it is easily prepared and comes with the proper QC/Paperwork.
> I am looking for a substitute.
> Any ideas besides making it up from scratch?  Is there a like product on the
> market? No fixative.
> All help will be appreciated.
> Jim Houston
> Coordinator, Flow Cyometry and Cell Sorting
> Cell and Gene Therapy, BMT-RES
> St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
> Memphis, TN 38105
> Ph:901-495-2926 or x4155
> E-mail: jim.houston at

Hello Jim,
Try Optilyse from Beckman Coulter.
They have 2 versions, one for Coulter instruments and the 2nd for BD
Warmest Regards
Fareed Al-Gurg
Dubai Hospital,
Dubai - UAE.

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