[Histonet] placenta

From:"Webb, Dorothy L"

We have L&D deliver the specimens to histology in a 163 oz covered
container  and add formalin in the histology lab.  If it is on evenings
and nights, they add the formalin from a 5 gallon Carboy's and we always
have gloves and goggles for their use.  In the daytime, we add the
formalin.  In our hospital, it is due to the fact that the hospital does
not want formalin stored in lots of different departments where they
would have to do formalin monitoring, etc. according to JACHO or CAP
standards.  It works out fine and also prevents possible spilling of the
formalin in such a large bucket that gets heavy when all of the fluid is

Also, good job on your addition to all of the Emails on vendors, Ford!
I agree, but, also hate it when a vendor gets "heavy handed" and feels
they control things in your lab.  These vendors are few and far between,
thank God, but, because they are run by humans, we all have come across
the type.  If they could all be like you, Ford, it would be a great
working relationship!!
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