[Histonet] histo techs doing cyto prep work

Malika Benatti malbenatti <@t> googlemail.com
Fri Mar 26 12:15:25 CDT 2010

Working in Pediatric, without a cytology department, I get opportunity to handle non-gynae cytology sample such as Bronchial Alveolar Lavage, CSF, urine, cyst aspirate  blood sample, though all the sample are handle by Registered Biomedical Scientist that have been trained to handle cytological specimen. 


Malika Benatti  

Specialist BMS
Camelia Botnar Laboratories
Histopathology Department
Great Ormond Street Hospital
London WC1N 3JH
United Kingdom

Tel:  +44 20 7405 9200 ext 5475
Fax:  +44 20 7829 7875

On 26 Mar 2010, at 16:42, Kim Tournear wrote:

> Hi all,
> I'm curious!! How many of you histotechs are being trained or already know how to do cyto prep work? And how many of you histo supervisors are now supervising cytology labs in addition to the histology lab? 
> Is cross training histotechs to be cyto prep techs (in addition to their histo job) becoming more popular?
> I welcome any and all responses...
> ~Kim Tournear ~ HT (ASCP), QIHC (ASCP)
> Histology Supervisor
> Tucson Medical Center
> Tucson,  AZ
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