Fancy a needle with that?

There are many sample types that need to be collected with a syringe and needle.  Our online Veterinary Handbook covers sample collection requirements for cytology and urinalysis, and interestingly enough, we don’t once mention that we’d like to receive a needle with any of these fluids or biopsies! Surprisingly often, we receive needles on syringes […]

No to needles!

We have recently had several clinics sending us samples with used needles in the bags. One of our staff members was stabbed in the finger with a needle that was sent uncapped in the same bag as blood tubes. Please DO NOT send used needles with your samples to our laboratories – it is an […]