[Histonet] AFB contaminant
llewllew at shaw.ca
Thu Jul 9 15:03:41 CDT 2015
This may be AFB contamination from tap water. The organisms grow in the
end of cold water taps. You should take the taps apart and thoroughly
descale and scrub out. The organisms may be somewhat longer and thicker
than TB, and may be quite distinctly beaded.
Abbott, Tanya wrote:
> Has anyone ever had a problem with a possible contaminant in their AFB hand stain? If so, how did you deal with it? Any suggestions?
> Ours actually looked like an AFB like organism, which we later determined to be negative.
> Tanya G. Abbott
> Manager Technologist
> St Joseph Medical Center
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