[Histonet] Good Lab Practices (clarification)

Joyce Cline jcline <@t> wchsys.org
Thu Mar 13 12:14:54 CDT 2008

We have our blocks and slides hauled by the same company that picks up
our alcohol/substitute waste. The blocks are packed in cardboard drums
and incinerated. I am in Maryland you can go to the site for regulated
medical waste resource locator on line.
I found this site useful

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Subject: [Histonet] Good Lab Practices (clarification)

I posted yesterday asking if anyone would share their protocols/manuals 
regarding disposal of blocks/tissues.

For clarification, this is not because I need info to write a manual.
state does not have any clear guidelines, and a USDA official is trying
get an idea of "what other labs do" to help certify a new lab in our 

Can you share with me how your lab disposes of blocks and tissues? What 
logs or records are kept? 

Jenee S. Odani, D.V.M., Dipl. ACVP
Veterinary Medical Officer
Hawaii State Veterinary Laboratory/DAI
99-941 Halawa Valley Street, Aiea, HI, 96701
Phone: (808) 483-7131/Fax: (808) 483-7110

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