[Histonet] Transporting wet tissues
Timothy.Morken at ucsf.edu
Fri Nov 4 12:25:59 CDT 2016
Helen, we use Coleman 50-qt wheeled coolers (with wheels and handles). The containers and buckets are parafilmed and put in plastic bags. The coolers have formalin absorbing pads at the bottom for any leaks. The coolers are liquid proof, easy to roll around. Occasionally a handle will break on one, but we keep spares at each site. We use these for couriering all our paperwork and specimens between 3 sites. We don't courier too many large specimens, but we do courier a lot of cassettes in baskets for processing from two sites to a central histo lab for processing. Same issue - containing the formalin in a container.
Pathology Site Manager, Parnassus
Supervisor, Electron Microscopy/Neuromuscular Special Studies
Department of Pathology
UC San Francisco Medical Center
From: Howe, Helena via Histonet [mailto:histonet at lists.utsouthwestern.edu]
Sent: Friday, November 04, 2016 10:16 AM
To: histonet at lists.utsouthwestern.edu
Subject: [Histonet] Transporting wet tissues
Does anyone have a system for transporting large specimens to Your lab. We are building an offsite lab for Anatomic Pathology and are looking for a safe way to transport the large specimens that are in buckets of formalin.
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