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

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--- "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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