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Unformatted text preview: benzidines – for example used for the testing of hemoglobin both plasma hemoglobin, and occult blood has been replaced
With proper precautions some potentially carcinogenic compounds can be used With proper precautions some potentially carcinogenic compounds can be used occasionally
Precautions should include: Performing the procedure in an isolated area
In a good fume hood
Wearing rubber gloves
And a respirator it the material is a dust Hepatitis
Hepatitis The presence of hepatitis viruses in blood, tissue, urine and feces from infected individuals constitutes a hazard to laboratory personnel
Samples from known (or suspected) hepatitis patients should be noticeably marked Radioactivity
Radioactivity All precautions concerning eating, drinking and smoking are particularly applicable to the radioisotope laboratory
Although the amount of radioactivity associated with tests for radioimmunoassays is small it can still present a hazard Radioisotopes often used for labeling are I125 and I...
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- Spring '14