From the editor. One bad apple challenges our profession

Lenhoff, Alan
September 2012
MLO: Medical Laboratory Observer;Sep2012, Vol. 44 Issue 9, p4
Academic Journal
The author reflects on the recent revelation that a medical technician allegedly infected a so-far-undetermined number of patients with hepatitis C via stolen syringes contaminated with his own blood. He states that such actions by a member of laboratory fraternity tarnish the name of entire fraternity in the eyes of the public. He opines that the best for clinical laboratorians to respond to this challenge is to be proactive in proposing regulatory changes and other reforms.


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