CLIA '88

CLIA '88

Abbreviation for Clinical Laboratory Improvement Act Amendments of 1988.
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CLIA '88 was implemented in 1992 to ensure that all laboratories meet the same minimal standards, based on the complexity of testing performed rather than by location.
PerkinElmer Genetics has established and verified its tests' accuracy and precision as required under CLIA '88.
First, CLIA '88 requires that at least 10% of Papanicolaou (Pap) tests interpreted as "negative for intraepithelial lesion or malignancy" (NILM) by each cytotechnologist be rescreened by a qualified supervisory cytotechnologist or pathologist before reporting.
I became a medical technologist the same year the final language of CLIA '88 was published.
The acceptable range for results reported to BPb PT schemes accredited under CLIA '88 is [+ or -] 0.
OncoChip was developed and validated by Signature Genomics Laboratories in accordance with CLIA '88 regulations.
The responses for each slide fall into 4 CLIA '88 categories: category A for unsatisfactory slides; category B for negative, infectious, and reparative conditions; category C for LSILs; and category D for HSILs and carcinoma.
It only took the original CLIA' 67 a few years for CLIA '88 to actually become beneficial to the "real" labs (I apologize if this offends anyone's sensibilities).
Under CLIA '88 certification, the GCC-B1(TM) blood tests can be processed only in TDT's laboratories in West Chester, Pennsylvania.
The topic of this presentation is the role of CLIA '88, which regulates all laboratory practice in the United States, in genetic testing.