Across the Globe, ISO 15189 Enjoys Growing Acceptance by Governments for the Accreditation of Medical Laboratories in their Countries

Clinical laboratory organizations that seek to set themselves “apart from the herd” are seeking internally recognized quality accreditation, such as ISO 15189 Even as only a small number of clinical laboratories, in the United States have taken the steps to earn accreditation to ISO 15189 Medical Laboratories, it is a different story in other nations, particularly where no statutory requirement for medical laboratory licensure or accreditation exists. North of the border, the Canadian Province...

$900 Point-of-Care DNA Nanopore Sequencer May Hit Market in Next 12 Months

Even small clinical pathology laboratories could afford this  new miniaturized gene sequencer Is the profession of pathology  and clinical laboratory medicine ready to deal with point-of-care DNA sequencing technologies? A company in the United Kingdom says that, as early as next year, it can bring a portable high-throughput unit to market that will sell for around US $900. Researchers at Oxford Nanopore Technologies Ltd. (ON) have developed new-generation sequencing technology that uses...
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