PURPOSE, PROCEDURES, QUALITY ASSURANCE, AND
SAFETY PROCEDURES IN THE SPECIAL STAINS LABORATORY
8. Procedure for Signing Out Special Stain Slides – The stained slides are checked with a microscope in order to determine if the quality of the stains are acceptable. Any stain which does not meet the standards of quality control will be repeated. All control slides are checked to make sure that they are positive. Any stain on which a control slide comes out negative will be repeated. A record is kept on all the stains that are repeated on the Special Stain Quality Assurance Monitoring Form. The slides that are signed out in the record book are delivered to the person who made the request. Rush requests are delivered when they are completed.
well as the original procedures. Many of these modified methods have been published.
11. Quality Assurance in the Special Stains Laboratory –
12. Laboratory Safety Procedures in the Special Stains Laboratory –
b) The fume hood housing the solutions is also used when working with acids and volatile liquids.