JCAHO approves laboratory standards for tissue storage and issuance.
According to JCAHOline, the Ambulatory Care and Hospital Professional and Technical Advisory Committees reviewed the existing laboratory tissue storage and issuance standards and supported the inclusion of the standards in their respective accreditation manuals.
Examples of tissue specimens that might be found in an organization include arteries, bone, bone marrow, cartilage, cord blood, cornea, dura, eggs, embryo, fascia, heart valves, skin, sperm, stem cells, tendons, veins, and other cellular-based transplant or implant products.
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|Title Annotation:||Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations|
|Comment:||JCAHO approves laboratory standards for tissue storage and issuance.(Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations)|
|Article Type:||Brief Article|
|Date:||May 30, 2004|
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