Its good to see other labs with the issues of specimen going back to the patient. I have twice in the past 4 years had to return a placenta to a patient due to religious ideals. My legal folks seem to feel that the religious reasons out weigh the legal and bio-hazards. No matter what the state law. The vinegar idea is a good one but a whole placenta????? ewwwww. And how are some of you handling <20 week =66etus??? Another specimen that people ask for. I would think =46uneral homes would handle this but not in all cases. Any ideas?????
Thank you and happy Thanskgiving
Kimberly Marshall HT (ASCP)
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