Practical Reviews

Improving LEs in the Histology Lab

Background: The histology laboratory still requires significant manual labor as a result of the microtome process. Specimen tracking and identification are essential to safe and accurate diagnoses in the laboratory. Proper labeling is central to this and bar code technology has reduced labeling errors (LEs) significantly. However, data pertaining to this are lacking in the national pathology community. Objective: To study the surgical pathology laboratory at the authors' institutio more...
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