Re: [Histonet] Quality Control / calibration of scales used in Histology lab
At 8:40 AM -0400 6/14/04, Smallwood, Lorraine wrote:
>Good morning! I need some guidance as to how other labs are
>performing quality control and/or calibration on the balances and
>weight scales used in other Histology labs. Can anyone share this
>information with me? Do you use an analytical balance?
The only scale we use is for weighing gross specimens to the nearest
gm. We use a set of weights from 0.5 gm to 1 kg to calibrate an
electronic balance. We also use a beam balance to balance centrifuge
tubes, but as weight is relative calibration is irrelevant. We do not
use an analytical balance.
Bill Blank, MD
Heartland Lab, Inc
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