Re: reference for CJD - sodium hydroxide
|From:||Carrie Kyle <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
"Obviously prions are a laboratory hazard, but they're one we've lived with
for a long time, and as far as I know there is still no known case of
Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease resulting from exposure to pathology specimens."....Bob Richmond, Samuri Pathologist
I have only this to respond with.....
"Absence of evidence is NOT evidence of absence."
Sorry, but I can't remember where I read this quote.
However, I do agree with the point made about the handling of additional, rather hazardous chemicals by potentially less than consciencious personnel. I've worked with some real slobs in years past and I certainly wouldn't want them doing a decomtamination with formic acid or NaOH.
Carrie Kyle-Byrne, HT
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