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Value of multicolour fluorescence in situ hybridisation (UroVysion) in the differential diagnosis of flat urothelial lesions
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    We thank the reader for the careful and critical evaluation of our publication “Value of multicolor Fluorescence in situ Hybridization (UroVysionTM) in the differential diagnosis of flat urothelial lesions” published by Stephan Schwarz, Michael Rechenmacher, Tomas Filbeck, Ruth Knuechel, Hagen Blaszyk, Arndt Hartmann and Gero Brockhoff. The reader realized some inconsistency in the Material and Methods section of our paper r...

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    Immunohistochemistry of HER2

    Dear Editor
    In the section Methods the authors described Immunohistochemistry of HER2. The described protocol is an inconsistent mixture of a manual and automated immunostaining procedure and it is very unlikely that it was actually applied.

    In a second sentence the authors stated that “a manual avidin-biotin peroxidase complex procedure was used in the immunohistochemical analysis according to the ma...

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