RE: Research Use Only

From:"Horn, Hazel V"

We do not charge for ANY RUO antibodies.   The docs still order them, but we
do them for free.

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Willis, Donna []
> 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
> know
> that companies that don't manufacture their antibodies in the US don't
> have
> 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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