Alternatively to this, the CLSI
standards also indicate that at least three to five well-isolated colonies of the same morphological type can be selected from an agar plate culture (age not specified).
ANSI has delegated to CLSI
the responsibility of serving as the Secretariat of the ISO Technical Committee 212, which oversees standardization and guidance in the field of laboratory medicine and in vitro diagnostic test systems.
This article details the relationship between CLSI
EP documents and a laboratory's needs for conducting different types of studies to evaluate the performance of instruments and clinical assays, as outlined in EP19-R--A Framework for NCCLS Evaluation Protocols; A Report.
Laboratories may perform quality control per other CLSI
standards, and should check with CMS regarding acceptance in lieu of an IQCP.
For Candida isolates obtained from blood, antifungal susceptibility against amphotericin B and fluconazole was performed using a broth microdilution method (M27-A2) according to the CLSI
Martin Gibson, chairman and chief executive officer of Corning Lab Services, said that upon completion of the transaction, Damon's operations would be integrated with the MetPath network of clinical testing laboratories operated by CLSI
It is intended for use by developers of measurement procedures, including laboratory-developed tests, and by clinical laboratories, and can be purchased through the CLSI
Martin Gibson, chairman of Corning Lab Services, remarked that "while we are disappointed to be losing someone of such high quality, CLSI
has a major investment in Unilab and we are delighted that Andrew Baker will devote his substantial talents to the full time management of Unilab.
Programs, based on current CLSI
documents, are intended to help pathologists, managers, supervisors, technologists, and laboratory and quality consultants learn how to optimize practices and processes in their laboratories.
In its most basic form, CLSI
is a membership organization that provides a forum where the best minds in the clinical laboratory world come together and create best practice standards and guidelines for use by the clinical laboratory community.
said it plans to operate Southgate as part of its Pittsburgh- based Clinical Pathology Facility and MetPath (CPF/MetPath) group.
Professionals working in medical laboratories around the world use CLSI
method evaluation protocols to meet regulatory and accreditation requirements.