Re: Specimen containers

From:Amy Porter <>

Erin - all of our consumable waste is bagged and then
placed in fiber barrels and incinerated. 
--- "Wrona, Erin" <> wrote:
> 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

Amy S.Porter, HT(ASCP)
Michigan State University
College of Human Medicine

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