Charles R. Embrey Jr. PA(AAPA), HT(ASCP)
Carle Clinic, Urbana Illinois
From: Marshall Terry Dr, Consultant Histopathologist [mailto:Terry.Marshall@rothgen.nhs.uk]
Sent: Friday, March 14, 2003 9:56 AM
To: Walzer Susan; Scholz, Stephen J.; HistoNet@pathology.swmed.edu
Subject: RE: gram controlsHow do you get consent to putrefy a baby part and keep it?
Dr Terry L Marshall, B.A.(Law), M.B.,Ch.B.,F.R.C.Path
Rotherham General Hospital
From: Walzer Susan [mailto:Susan.Walzer@HCAHealthcare.com]
Sent: 14 March 2003 15:43
To: 'Scholz, Stephen J.'; HistoNet@pathology.swmed.edu
Subject: RE: gram controlsWE CUT A COUPLE OF PIECES OF UMBILICAL CORD (FRESH) AND GIVE THEM TO MICRO TO INCUBATE ..ONE WITH GRAM+ AND ONE WITH GRAM-IN A COUPLE OF DAYS THEY ARE "RIPE "AND WE FIX THEM AND PUT A PIECE OF EACH IN ONE BLOCK. WORKS GREAT.-----Original Message-----
From: Scholz, Stephen J. [mailto:Stephen.J.Scholz@osfhealthcare.org]
Sent: Thursday, March 13, 2003 12:54 PM
Subject: gram controls
Does anybody have a good source for purchasing gram +/- controls?
Our last real good control was from some road kill that we worked up. Obviously that method is very hit and miss. (pun)
Thank you in advance.
Stephen J. Scholz HT(ASCP)
OSF St. Anthony Medical Center