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CTS Frequently Asked Questions
The snap cap tube has a history of leak-proof performance. Order it from Materials Management. Here is the link to the ordering information.
Urine toxicology screen can be performed on a full urine snap top tube.
Yes. Just make sure that the container is properly closed and that the specimen is double bagged (first in a ziplock and ten in Zip N Fold. The Zip N Fold bag is very important for two reasons: biohazard safety and immobilization. If the product moves around within the carrier it is subject to break. The Zip N Fold encased the sample in a cushioned environment. For the full packaging tutorial go here.
Every housekeeper has a disinfectant on the carts.
System shut down is not necessary but contaminated items must be cleaned and disinfected.
See the full tutorial here.
You need to immediately do a full shut down and system decontamination.Go here for the tutorial.
Don't discard a broken carrier. They are very expensive and the parts are easily replaced. Building Services has spare parts and can make the repairs. If you notice any deterioration of the "O" ring, latches or the felt glides, take the unit out of service and bring to Building Services for repair.