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  Hazardous Materials


Updated December 1, 2008

Surveys with Hazardous Materials

The Surveys listed below contain hazardous materials and may require special permits and additional charges.

Surveys Modules with Hazardous Materials
Survey Name Code
Bacterial Detection in Platelets BDP
Blood Culture BCS
Cord Blood Testing CBT
Bacteriology D
Throat Culture D1
Urine Culture D2
GC Culture D3
Bacteriology – Limited D4
Throat/Urine Culture D7
Mycobacteriology E
Mycobacteriology – Limited E1
Mycology F
Yeast F1
Herpes Culture HC4
Chlamydia trachomatis/Neisseria gonorrhoeae by DNA Probe HC5
Chlamydia trachomatis/Neisseria gonorrhoeae by Nucleic Acid Amplification (NAA) HC6
Helicobacter pylori Antigen, stool HPS
Instrumentation* I
Nucleic Acid Amplification, Organisms IDO
Laboratory Preparedness Exercise LPX
Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Screen MRS
Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Screen, 5 Challenges MRS5
Stem Cell Processing SCP
Stool Pathogen SP
Shiga Toxin ST
Virology Culture VR1
Vaginitis Screen Antigen Detection VS/VS1

*Warning: The Instrumentation (I) Survey samples contain substances which may be corrosive, toxic, environmental hazards, and irritants.


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