RE: Clean Areas

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From:"Tom T. McNemar" <>
To:"Einfalt, Ginny" <>, "''" <>

We take the original req that comes with the specimen and make a photocopy
for use in grossing.  The original then goes to transcription.

Tom Mc Nemar
Pathology Supervisor
Licking Memorial Hospital
Newark, Ohio

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Einfalt, Ginny []
> Sent:	Wednesday, April 12, 2000 6:05 PM
> To:	''
> Subject:	Clean Areas
> Dear Histonetters,
> We have an ongoing issue with the pathology office about whether or not
> the
> office where the girls transcribe should be considered a clean area.
> Since
> all of the computer requisitions are single pages, they are circulated
> from
> the pocket of the biohazard bag the specimen arrives in, to the
> accessioning
> table, to the grossing area, handled by the PA and passed on to the
> transcriptionists who believe that they work in a "clean area".  What are
> the protocols in other pathology offices?
> Ginny Einfalt
> Virtua West Jersey Hospital

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