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Subject: APPENDIX D  SOP COLLECT OF PERIPHERAL BLOOD FOR BIO SURVIEL     

Box  ID: BX005154

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Folder Title: PREVENTIVE MEDICINE-ENVIRONMENTAL THREAT-USAEHA                                                 

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               APPENDIX D:       Blood Collection and Fractionation                Page I o' 4
               Plan tar the Biologic Surveillance Initiative, Kuwait Oil Fires Health Rlsl.
               Assessment.
                                            DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY
                                    U.S. ARMY ENVIRONMENTAL HYGIENE AGENCY
                                                 EDGEWOOD AREA
                                   ABERDEEN PROVXNG GROUND, MARYLAND 21010

               HSHB-MO-R                                                     29 JULY,1991


                                         STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURE
                                                      FOR
               COLLECTION OF PERIPHERAL BLOOD FOR BIOLOGIC SURVEILLANCE TEAM, KUWAIT OIL FIRES



               1. PURPOSE: To establish guidelines for the proper procedures to follow when
               drawing blood on individuals being monitorec for exposure to the Kuwait oil
               fires.


               2. SCOPE: This SO? applies to all military and civilian personnel who are
               exposed to smokes from the Kuwait oil fires and are under surveillance for
               said exposure.

               3.  REFERENCE:
                   a. AR 40-5, Preventive Medicine
                   b. FM 8-230 Medical Specialist
                   c. TB HED 503 The Industrial Hygiene Program
                   d. FM B-273-1 Nursing Skills For Allied Health Services

               4. RESPONSIBILITIES: This program is designed to enable the Surveillance
               Team staff to:
                   a.  Perform medical surveillance for exposure to Kuwait oil fire smoke.
                   b.  Properly label all samples and questionnaires for surveillance.
                   C.  Draw all samples using proper sterile technique.
                   d.  Handle and store all samples in a manner that is conducive with
               further testing and minimizes any deterioration of each sample.

       S. GENERAL:
                   a. All vacutainers should be labelled p@or to the drawing of any
               Peripheral blood sample. This minimizes any labelling errors that may occur
               and decreases handling of labels by the phlebotomist.

                   b. Before drawing any specimens, the phlebotomist will check all numbers
               of vacutainers and those present on the individuals questionnaire to ensure
               that mislabolling has not occurred.

                   C. Phlebotomist shall wear proper eye protection and gloves.

                   d   Individual should be Beated and antecubital fOgBa should be exposed on
               patients arm. After examining the patients arm for available access sites,
               the area should be cleaned with 70% isopropyl alcohol.
                       i
                   a. All vacutainers and vacutainer blood drawing sets (butterfly) should
               be readily available before vanipuncture is performed.

                   f. A tourniquet should be applied proximal to the venipuncture site, then
               venipuncture should be performed and samples collected, then tourniquet

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