[Histonet] Specimen Retention

BSullivan <@t> shorememorial.org BSullivan <@t> shorememorial.org
Fri Aug 27 12:18:43 CDT 2010

We keep all tissue sent to us for the required time . This includes
hardware and foreign bodies etc., etc.

Beatrice Sullivan, HT(A.S.C.P.) HTL , AAS, CLSP(N.C.A.)
AP Supervisor
Shore Memorial Hospital

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CAP states that all gross specimens and wet tissue be retained until at
least 2 weeks after the final reports are reported out.  Do others
follow these guidelines for hardware, foreign bodies, etc, or would you
possibly return them to the patient sooner than the 2 weeks?

Laurie Colbert

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