Cytogenetic Lab Certifications: What you need to know for 2018

Cytogenetic testing protocols are increasing in complexity. That’s why having the right credentials for testing, personnel, and laboratory operation are essential in today’s competitive marketplace.

Each credential serves a specific function, setting standards for safety, accuracy, efficiency, and accountability in the laboratory setting. Some accreditations such as the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) are required by law, whereas the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) Board of Certification is not mandatory, but shows a commitment to excellence and integrity to one’s clients.

Download the Executive Summary: “Cytogenetic Lab Certifications: What You Need to Know for 2018” to learn more about the credentialing process and the steps required to receive these necessary certifications to meet current medical testing regulations:

  • Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA)
  • Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
  • Good Clinical Laboratory Practice (GCLP)
  • American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) Board of Certification

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You can be confident when choosing Virtual Scientific for your laboratory outsourcing. We have been refining this process for decades and employ only ASCP certified cytogenetic technologists, each with an average of 18 years of experience in the field. Our techs have the experience to work through the most complex cases with proficiency, speed, and a high degree of accuracy. They can integrate seamlessly with your internal team and closely emulate workflow processes.

Contact us to learn more about our testing procedures and our industry-leading turnaround time (TAT) and take our free assessment.