RE: Specimen containers

From:"Tom T. McNemar" <>

All specimen containers are placed in biohazard trash and incinerated.

Tom Mc Nemar, HT(ASCP)
Pathology Supervisor
Licking Memorial Hospital
Newark, Ohio

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Wrona, Erin []
> Sent:	Tuesday, January 16, 2001 6:51 PM
> To:	''
> Subject:	Specimen containers
> Hello all
> How do you all dispose of specimen containers that have patient
> identification on them?  Not the specimen, just the container.
> Incineration, landfill, something else?  With the high level of concern
> for
> patient confidentiality, I want to make sure that we are using the best
> available option.  Thanks in advance!
> Erin

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