Yale Disease, Handling erro?
rbaker at gas.uug.arizona.edu
Wed Aug 24 15:26:14 EST 1994
In article <Cv0FB5.KH2 at world.std.com>
slandau at world.std.com (steven h landau) writes:
> I read the article about the problem with the virus leak in the boston
> globe, someplaces, it said "GLASS" test tube, other places "PLASTIC".
> The test tube broke in centrifuge, and he cleaned it up.
> I work with High Titer Viruses, and wonder what was his error?
> He was using Gloves, Mask, Labcoat, etc.
> Was the Centrifuge disenfected with spray, before he tried to remove test
> tube pieces?
> Does anybody have any clues?
I haven't read the article in the paper, but if it was a centrifuge
tube breakage, then some of the virus may have been aerosolized - and a
mask is not going to save you from viruses.
Just a thought
Dept of Molecular and Cellular Biology
University of Arizona
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