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  • PrimeStore MTM transport media contains guanidine thiocyanate, which produces a dangerous chemical reaction that releases cyanide gas when exposed to bleach (sodium hypochlorite). The PrimeStore MTM transport media being provided by state health departments ...

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    Greetings from IFBLS,  I'm pleased to provide you with the most recent edition of the IFBLS Newsletter.  Please feel free to contact me if you have questions or comments. Kindest regards, Hassan ------------------------------ Hassan Aziz Professor ...

  • ​One of the reasons this is concerning is because this product is one that was in the FEMA stores/stockpile and is being distributed to the states and then ultimately to laboratories.  We have had our supply chain partners on the lookout of this specific ...

  • PrimeStore MTM transport media contains guanidine thiocyanate, which produces a dangerous chemical reaction that releases cyanide gas when exposed to bleach (sodium hypochlorite). Do not use PrimeStore MTM with platforms that include a disinfecting step ...

  • You want to basically count half the cells touching lines in, and half the cells touching lines out, so that you don't over- or under-count. We usually count bottom and left and exclude top and right... but it doesn't matter as long as you are consistent. ...

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  • As we begin our lapsed member contact campaign, I wanted to share with you all some notes from Region X Membership Chair Michael Leiberman.  See his insights below, and you can also download them here:   ASCLS_Membership_Committee_Activities_article-v2.docx ...

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  • ASCLS Awards Deadline is February 15, 2020

    Dear ASCLS Members,

    The deadline for submitting nominees for the following awards is less than two months away, February 15, 2020. Visit the Awards and Scholarship webpage (https://www.ascls.org/about-us/awards-and-scholarships) for details. You will find the online submission button and the attachments (if required) on this webpage.

     

    Ascending Professional Leadership Award

    Developing Professional Leadership Award

    Lifetime Achievement Award

    Society Website Award

    Society Paper Publication Award

    Society Electronic Publication Award

    Scientific Assembly Professional Achievement Award

    Scientific Research Award

    Theriot Award

     

    Please consider nominating a worthy member and thank them for all their dedication and hard work for ASCLS and for our profession. This is a great way to encourage them to continue to be the face of the profession!

    Suzanne Campbell, PhD, MLS(ASCP)CM
    Awards Committee Chair 2019-2020

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