[Histonet] Breast fixation
Heckford, Karen - SMMC-SF
Karen.Heckford at DignityHealth.org
Wed Jul 29 10:01:31 CDT 2015
I have a question about breast fixation. I am in a little bit of a pickle with the 6-72 hour rule for the fixation on breast tissue. Friday I am getting 2 breast cases in the afternoon and both will not have the required minimum 6 hour formalin fixation for my per diem to cut early Saturday morning. He will not be able to make it in again until Monday night. The tissue will be about 3-4 hours (this includes time on the processor) over the 72 hour maximum. Does anyone have any suggestions on what can be done? We are a one person show here.
Karen Heckford HT ASCP CE
Lead Histology Technician
St. Mary's Medical Center
450 Stanyan St.
San Francisco, Ca. 94117
415-668-1000 ext. 6167
karen.heckford at dignityhealth.org
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