CLIA '88

CLIA '88

Abbreviation for Clinical Laboratory Improvement Act Amendments of 1988.
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These clearances and the new classification have profound implications for use by providers under CLIA '88.
Many years ago when CLIA '88 was introduced, I was given a passport and was transported to this new land.
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.
Clinical laboratories, however, must comply with the performance criteria for blood lead set under CLIA '88, i.e., [+ or -] 40 [micro]g/L or [+ or -] 10%, whichever is the greater.
The study objectives were to examine the influence of the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988 (CLIA '88) on laboratory testing activities in physician offices, and to identify relationships between the characteristics of practices and their responses to the regulation.
CDC, the Association of State and Territorial Public Health Laboratory Directors, the National Laboratory Training Network, and the Florida Department of Health and Rehabilitative Services are cosponsoring a training course titled "Directing the Laboratory Performing Moderate Complexity Tests: Quality Laboratory Management for Meeting CLIA '88 Requirements" on June 9, 16, and 23.
The Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988 (CLIA '88) mandate a variety of quality metrics for gynecologic cytology laboratories.
The acceptable range for results reported to BPb PT schemes accredited under CLIA '88 is [+ or -] 0.19 [micro]mol/L ([+ or -] 4 [micro]g/dL) or [+ or -] 10% of the established target value (whichever is greater).
Governmental concern about the accuracy and error of POLs exists, as evidenced by the proposed regulations of the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Act of 1988 (CLIA '88).
ABB modified its certification categories to be consistent with changes in the CLIA '67 and CLIA '88 regulations, for example, by changing the director certification designation from CLD (Clinical Laboratory Director) to HCLD (High-complexity Clinical Laboratory Director).
The Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988 (CLIA '88) mandates proficiency testing for individuals performing gynecologic cytology.