[Histonet] Paraffin blocks

Cooper, Brian bcooper <@t> chla.usc.edu
Thu Jul 10 14:23:11 CDT 2014

In every institution I've ever worked, paraffin tissue blocks were handled as regulated medical waste, and therefore discarded into red biohazard bags.

Brian D. Cooper, HT (ASCP)CM | Histology Supervisor 
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Children's Hospital Los Angeles 
bcooper <@t> chla.usc.edu 

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How is everyone disposing of paraffin blocks regular trash or biohazard containers
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