In 2005, there were approximately 11,250 labs in the U.S.; today, there are about 8,100 (including in-house labs). There’s been the most dramatic attrition in Louisiana, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Texas and Mississippi which are down by an average of 25%.
Despite OSHA regulations and recommendations from numerous industry groups, laboratories still report that many of their clients arenât disinfecting impressions and incoming cases. Should you be concerned?
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