The Global Leader in Setting Clinical Laboratory Standards
The Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute (CLSI) is a not-for-profit organization that develops laboratory standards worldwide. Our standards are recognized by laboratories, accreditors, and government agencies as the best way to improve medical laboratory testing.
We improve patient care by bringing experts together to develop standards.
We facilitate the creation of best practice standards, guidelines, and products for medical laboratories by using the expertise of our volunteers. Organizations use CLSI standards to improve their testing outcomes, maintain accreditation, bring products to market faster, and navigate regulatory hurdles.
The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) is an international body composed of representatives from various global standards organizations. CLSI is the American representative for the Technical Committee of the International Organization for Standardization, which means we are helping shape international lab standards with our colleagues in dozens of other countries. Clinical laboratory testing and in vitro diagnostic test systems. ISO/TC 212 is responsible for international standardization and guidance in the field of laboratory medicine and in vitro diagnostic test systems.