RE: QA/QC Question, Recording Temps

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From:"Gary W. Gill" <>
To:"Victor A. Tobias" <>,
Date:Thu, 09 Sep 1999 21:51:46 -0500
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How about a min/max thermometer?   Look at it daily.  If the range exceeds
your specs, you'll know to investigate.

Gary W. Gill

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From: Victor A. Tobias []
Sent: September 09, 1999 6:44 PM
Subject: QA/QC Question, Recording Temps

We have an accreditation inspection coming up in the year 2000. We are
updating all procedures. For recording temperatures, what is the standard
as to frequency. My director thought for example, that for a drying oven
once a week should be acceptable. I realize that to CYA, it is probably
better to do it daily, but I would like other opinions. What about water
baths for floating sections, are temps recorded regularly? If anyone has
written guidelines that they are willing to share, it would be

Victor Tobias
Manager Tissue Processing Lab
Washington Animal Disease Diagnostic Lab
Washington State University
Pullman Washington 99164-7034
(509) 335-5590
(509) 335-7424 fax

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