RE: Policy on retention of surgical wet tissue

From:"Soto, Roxanne"

We hold ours for  about 4-6 weeks to be sure.

Roxanne Soto
AP Supervisor

-----Original Message-----
From: Landrum, Donna (San Jac) []
Sent: Wednesday, February 19, 2003 4:05 PM
To: ''
Subject: Policy on retention of surgical wet tissue

I know that CAP states wet tissues can be discarded two weeks after final
report.  So, how do you determine each specimen has been signed out at least
two weeks prior?  What is your policy or method that you follow when it is
time to discard tissue?

Donna Landrum, HT (ASCP)
Histology Lab Coordinator
San Jacinto Methodist Hospital
Baytown, Texas

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