RE: Research Use Only
We do not charge for ANY RUO antibodies. The docs still order them, but we
do them for free.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Willis, Donna [SMTP:DonnaWillis@texashealth.org]
> Sent: Monday, December 02, 2002 12:23 PM
> To: 'Patsy Ruegg'; 'HistoNet'
> Subject: Research Use Only
> Patsy and histonetters,
> How are other hospital based IHC departments handling the compliance issue
> of not performing and/or charging IHC that are on RUO antibodies. If we
> order a concentrated antibody from several of the overseas companies the
> products sheets say that the antibody is for Research Use Only. The FDA
> compliance won't let us use these antibodies in a clinical setting. I
> that companies that don't manufacture their antibodies in the US don't
> to worry about FDA but if they want to sell their products to US labs they
> need to change the wording in the products sheets.
> Donna Willis
> Histology Lab Manager
> Harris Methodist Fort Worth, Tx
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