[Histonet] Re: Are Gloves a CAP regulation?

From:Gayle Callis

Even if it isn't a CAP regulation, gloves are a good idea when embedding 
and sectioning considering all the various diseases (prion?) you might run 
into without prior knowledge - we are finding this true of many animal 
projects also which do not come under the auspices of CAP.

At 06:10 AM 3/16/2005, you wrote:
>   Since I work at a military facility, I have notice that all the military
>histo techs wear gloves to embed and cut. I went to school and we never did
>this. When CAP came last year, my co-worker insisted that this was a CAP
>regulation. Does anybody know if this is a CAP regulation, because this is
>news to me and I was never taught in school to wear gloves to embed or to
>cut. Thank you.
>Heather A. Harper
>Supervisor of Histology/Morgue
>Naval Hospital of Pensacola, FL
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Gayle Callis
Research Histopathology Supervisor
Veterinary Molecular Biology
Montana State University - Bozeman
PO Box 173610
Bozeman MT 59717-3610
406 994-6367 (lab with voice mail)
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