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About CLSI


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Developed by our members for use by the global laboratory community, CLSI’s consensus-based clinical laboratory standards are the most widely recognized resources for continually improving testing quality, safety, and efficiency. Discover why.

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About Our Standards Development Process

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CLSI’s unique consensus process brings together experts from industry, government, and health care professions to develop timely standards recognized by laboratories, industry, accreditors, and regulators as the way to improve testing.

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About our Standards and Guidelines

Each CLSI document focuses on a different speciality areas, from laboratory basics, to quality management systems, verification and validation, and information management.

We also provide interactive tools, companion products, and bench aids based on these documents.


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CLSI Workspace is our new electronic standards development platform that replaced the previous Forums platform. CLSI Workspace gives users the ability to develop, vote on, and comment on standards using a fast and easy-to-use solution.


Glen Fine Video

Glen Fine, CEO of CLSI, speaks about the need for and importance of standards in the clinical laboratory.


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