[Histonet] Formalin and Operating Rooms

Paula Sicurello patpxs <@t> gmail.com
Mon Aug 20 18:04:33 CDT 2012

I would be interested in the replies as well.  To add to that, I've heard
the same thing about glutartaldehyde, do the same rules apply?

Paula Sicurello, HTL (ASCP)
Supervisor, Clinical Electron Microscopy Laboratory
Duke University Health System
Rm.#251M, Duke South, Green Zone
Durham, North Carolina 27710
P: 919.684.2091

On Mon, Aug 20, 2012 at 6:25 PM, Debra Siena <DSiena <@t> statlab.com> wrote:

> Hi All,
> I would like to ask if anyone has heard of any new regulations or laws
> that state that the Operating Room can't have formalin available in the
> room so that they can place formalin onto the sample right away?  I was
> wondering if anyone has heard of this, if you could tell me more about
> where it is coming from so that I can access a copy of it.  We have had
> some inquiries and I have not heard of this.  I appreciate any help that
> you can give and sorry, that I don't have more information.  Best wishes.
>   Debbie Siena, HT(ASCP)QIHC
> StatLab Medical Products
> Technical Support Manager
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