RE: Tonsils for control material (Mainly for UK subscribers)

In the US, Children's Hospitals are our best sources for tonsil controls.
Patsy Ruegg

		-----Original Message-----
		From:	Steve Machin UK []
		Sent:	Friday, April 27, 2001 12:27 PM
		To:	Auld, John; Histonet Histonet Histonet
		Subject:	Re: Tonsils for control material  (Mainly
for UK subscribers)

		--- "Auld, John" <> wrote: > 
		> Dear All
		> In my hospital tonsillectomies have been advised against
due the potential
		> risk of transmitting vCJD. Not surpirisingly this is
causing us problems
		> with control slides for immuno. Are other hospitals in the
same situation?
		> if so how are you coping.  This was touched on in the IBMS
site a short time
		> ago, but I have been having problems accessing the site
recently.  Any info
		> gratefully received.
		> Many thanks in advance
		> John Auld
		> Immunocytochemistry
		> Royal Free Hospital
		> London
		> UK    
		Steve Machin UK Says:
		I had the same problem and asked UKNEQAS immunocytochemistry
about it.
		We can an inflamed appendix.

		Best Wishes
		Steve Machin UK

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