[Histonet] AFB contaminant
Timothy.Morken at ucsf.edu
Thu Jul 9 15:36:05 CDT 2015
We had some a few years ago and thought it was contaminating bacteria, but turned out to be dirty water from the di tap. We had our plumbers take it apart and clean everything.
Pathology Site Manager, Parnassus
Supervisor, Electron Microscopy/Neuromuscular Special Studies
Department of Pathology
UC San Francisco Medical Center
From: Abbott, Tanya [mailto:TanyaAbbott at catholichealth.net]
Sent: Thursday, July 09, 2015 12:10 PM
To: histonet at lists.utsouthwestern.edu
Subject: [Histonet] AFB contaminant
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
St Joseph Medical Center
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