RE: regulations

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A little power and a small mind will get you every time.  What

Joe Saby, BA HT
Parke-Davis, Ann Arbor, MI.

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Ronnie Houston []
> Sent:	Thursday, October 08, 1998 5:22 PM
> To:
> Subject:	regulations
> Here's one for all you Regs buffs.
> Are there any regulations that state that you cannot use a piece of
> equipment for both human and research animals tissues?
> The point in question, particularly, is the cryostat (although I'd be
> interested in other histology equipment also).
> One of our clinicians is ranting and raving about us using our CM3000
> to
> cut both human biopsies and animal tissues; not at the same time! This
> is despite the fact that we have been doing this practice for the last
> six years, and she knows this, and checked up with several
> pathologists
> and agencies before hand. But now she knows better!
> We always clean the cryostat and change the blade between tissues
> anyway, whether it be different biopsies, or animal.
> Thanks for any input.
> Ronnie Houston
> Cytochemistry & Molecular Pathoogy
> Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Chidren
> Dallas

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