The carbon footprint of pathology testing

Tina Yen and Tony Badrick
Med J Aust 2020; 213 (10): . || doi: 10.5694/mja2.50826
Published online: 16 November 2020

To the Editor: The recently published article by McAlister and colleagues1 highlights the importance of health care organisations becoming aware of their environmental impact. However, there are several misconceptions inherent in the analysis.

  • Tina Yen1
  • Tony Badrick2

  • 1 Saint George Hospital, Sydney, NSW
  • 2 Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia Quality Assurance Programs, Sydney, NSW


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