Tissue Bank Records

This series documents the harvesting, processing, storage and transportation of human tissues. This series may include, but is not limited to: requisitions, authorizations, test procedures, and analytic system records.




Emory Medical Laboratory Services

Retention Period

Retain 7 years after collection.


42 CFR 493.1105; Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. 111-8-10-.16

Disposition Instructions

Confidential destruction is required. Paper must be shredded or incinerated; electronic records must be overwritten or the storage media physically destroyed. Deletion of information in computer files or on electronic storage media is not sufficient.

Last Updated: September 25, 2017