No more formalin exposure when transporting tissues from the Operating Theatre to Pathology!
The traditional procedures of collection, transportation and archiving of pathology specimens are specific at each institution. The introduction of SealSAFE technology at the starting point of sample generation (the surgery room), pathology accessioning,
This is part one in the blog post series: Milestone’s Chain of Custody
To avoid degradation of tissue specimens from the surgical room to the laboratory, the specimens are traditionally placed into a fixative, commonly formalin. However, prefilled containers or empty containers to be filled with formalin can lead to health exposure of the surgical room staff should any spills happen. It may even lead to suspending the blocks’ operations.