RE: [Histonet] Releasing specimens to patients


Ours are ONLY released to a funeral home.


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[] On Behalf Of Garcia,
Sent: Tuesday, July 25, 2006 10:35 AM
Subject: [Histonet] Releasing specimens to patients

Hello everyone and thanks in advance for any input you all may have to
this question.  Do any of you have a policy regarding the release of
fetuses to the family?  We have a 12 week fetus that the family would
like to pick up and this hospital does not have a policy regarding this
issue.  At a previous private pathology lab that I worked at we have a
policy stating that we could only release this to a funeral home.  If
anyone has a policy and wouldn't mind sharing it with me it would be
greatly appreciated.

Thanks again,

> Amanda (Amy) Garcia
> Histology/Pathology
> College Station Medical Center
> (979) 680-5372 office
> (979) 696-5446 fax
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