[Histonet] Infectivity of FFPE tissue

Maray Weirauch mweirauch <@t> crittenton.com
Mon Apr 2 11:15:14 CDT 2007

In the past, we have disposed of paraffin trimmings in regular trash and
old or broken, stained and unstained slides in non-biohazard glass
disposal unless they are from a suspected CJD case.  We are reviewing
this procedure and cannot find documentation to support our policy, in
fact we have found some indication that TB may still be viable.  What is
everyone else doing for disposal of their paraffin debris and slides for
Thanks for your input!

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