[Histonet] Slides & blocks - Biohazard?
akwilliams75 <@t> hotmail.com
Tue May 18 09:31:19 CDT 2004
I have been told that shavings are not Biohazard, because they have
been processed, so how can a single "shaving" on a slide be considered
A. Kevin Williams
>From: "Richard Cartun" <Rcartun <@t> harthosp.org>
>To: <Histonet <@t> lists.utsouthwestern.edu>
>Subject: [Histonet] Slides & blocks - Biohazard?
>Date: Mon, 17 May 2004 14:22:21 -0400
>Are glass microscopic slides and paraffin tissue blocks considered
>"biohazards"? We occasionally receive either unstained slides or a
>paraffin tissue block in a "Biohazard" bag from another institution
>special testing. Technically speaking, the only personnel allowed to
>handle those materials would be those individuals wearing gloves.
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