Collection, Handling, and Shipment of Diagnostic Specimens

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U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Public Health Service, Communicable Disease Center, 1963 - 75 páginas

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Página 62 - Description. Nonmailable matter includes all matter which is by law, regulation, or treaty stipulation prohibited from being sent in the mail or which cannot be forwarded to its destination because of illegible, incorrect, or insufficient address. (b) Applicability. The harmful or objectionable things identified or described in this part are some of the matter which may not be sent through the mail, as a matter of absolute prohibition. See Part 125 of this chapter for matter mailable only under special...
Página 62 - All kinds of poison, and all articles and compositions containing poison, and all poisonous animals, insects, and reptiles, and explosives of all kinds, and inflammable materials, and infernal machines, and mechanical, chemical, or other devices or compositions which may ignite or explode, and...
Página 62 - General may permit the transmission in the mails, under such rules and regulations as he shall prescribe as to preparation and packing, of any articles hereinbefore described which are not outwardly or of their own force dangerous or injurious to life, health, or property...
Página 62 - General provisions of law. Any articles, compositions, or materials, which may kill or injure another, or injure the mail or other property, are nonmailable. This includes but is not limited to: (1) All kinds of poison or matter containing poison. (2) All poisonous animals, except scorpions (see § 15.3(e) of this chapter), all poisonous insects, all poisonous reptiles, and all kinds of snakes.
Página 62 - Legal restrictions. (a) Harmful matter. (1) Certain items barred from the mail, as set forth in Part 124, may be mailed if prepared and packaged in accordance with this part. These are items not outwardly or of their own force dangerous or injurious to life, health or property. (2...
Página 65 - ... wood, metal, or other equally strong material with a tight lid so fitted that it cannot open during transportation. (c) In addition to the requirements in (a) and (b) of this subdivision, packages must comply with the regulations governing the transmission of such materials in the domestic mail. (d) The mailer must place on each package one of the violet labels mentioned in subdivisions (i) and (ii) (b) of this subparagraph.
Página 12 - ... or later menstrual period after infection, with mild or severe symptoms of salpingitis or pelvic peritonitis ; (3) a stage of residual and often chronic infection. Death from gonorrhea is rare, but early and late manifestations, especially complications, are commonly and seriously incapacitating. Bacteriologic culture is requisite to diagnosis of gonorrhea in the female, and desirable in gonorrhea of the male. Widespread and frequent non-gonococcal Urethritis, possibly also of sexual origin,...
Página 14 - ... the terminal portion of the anal canal. Pus from the conjunctiva and from abscesses may be inoculated directly onto the culture medium, or suspended in infusion broth. Joint and spinal fluids and urine are collected in sterile tubes without broth. Blood for cultures is obtained by venipuncture. One ml. and 4 ml. amounts are added to 100 ml. of glucose ascitic fluid broth; 5 ml. are added to from 2 to 4 ml. of 2.5 per cent sodium citrate to prevent coagulation for use in blood agar plates.
Página 73 - ... thus making chronic gamma radiation available to more research workers in other locations throughout the world.3 Although the sensitive period during the meiotic cycle for other plants has' not been determined, it seems reasonable to assume that a period analogous to that of corn might be expected. If such proves to be the case it will be possible to induce mutations in the developing gametes by exposing growing plants for a short period to a Co60 machine similar to the one described above. For...
Página 46 - Cellulose tape slide preparation B Hold slide against tongue depressor one inch from end and lift long portion of tape from slide C Loop tape over end of depressor to expose gummed surface D Hold tape and slide against tongue depressor E Press gummed surfaces against several areas of perianal region...

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