Work Item
ASTM WK74409

New Test Method for Determination of Mineral Fibers in Tissue/Pathology by TEM

1. Scope

Researchers use too many proprietary methods - need consensus standard. Lee and Dr. Dodson looked at as experts. Tissue digestion and prep as well as analysis is included.


Asbestos, Digestion, Lung Tissue, Pathology, ferruginous bodies, TEM


Consensus Standard Needed for Medical researchers and litigation experts

The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this ASTM Committee.


Developed by Subcommittee: D22.07

Committee: D22

Staff Manager: Ashley Wiand

Work Item Status

Date Initiated: 10-16-2020

Technical Contact: Lee Poye

Item: 000