CLSI’s GHP team will be hosting a workshop on February 9-11th at the Medlab Middle East exhibition in Dubai. Participants will learn how a laboratory can establish an internal audit program to enhance the quality of its services through continual improvement.Read More
CLSI Blog Articles
Read the latest articles about CLSI and laboratory standards in the official CLSI Blog. Browse our most recent blog articles below.
Is It Necessary to Perform a Full Validation With All New Specimen Types? EP35 provides the answers.
EP35—Assessment of Equivalence or Suitability of Specimen Types for Medical Laboratory Measurement Procedures, 1st Edition provides recommendations for assessing clinically equivalent performance for additional specimen types.Read More
January is One Health Awareness Month, when we promote the importance of public, animal, and environmental health. Learn about how CLSI has promotes the values of the One Health Initiative through its AST subcommittees that establish testing standards for the human and veterinary laboratory sectors.Read More
CLSI will be holding an educational workshop entitled “Beyond Susceptible/Intermediate/Resistant (SIR): Enhancing Laboratory Communication with Reporting Comments” at the January Committees Week in Tempe, Arizona on Saturday, January 25 from 5-7 PM.Read More
In January of each year CLSI publishes M100—Performance Standards for Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing. M100 reports the antibiotic breakpoints that help medical laboratorians throughout the world provide accurate test results to health care providers. These breakpoints aid laboratorians in selecting the most appropriate and effective antimicrobial treatments for patients.Read More
The week of November 18-24 marks the celebration of US Antibiotic Awareness Week (USAAW). USAAW is an annual observance that raises awareness about the threat of antibiotic resistance and the importance of appropriate antibiotic use. Antibiotic resistance occurs when microorganisms adapt so that they are no longer able to be treated with drugs that were once effective.Read More
World Standards Week (WSW) will be celebrated November 4-8, 2019, in Washington, DC. A yearly gathering, in the spirit of cooperation and collaboration, American National Standards Institute (ANSI) members and diverse private- and public-sector stakeholders from across the standards and conformity assessment communities will convene for topical discussions and special events.Read More
Healthcare Quality Week (HQW) is celebrated October 20-26th this year and is sponsored by the National Association for Healthcare Quality (NAHQ). HQW is dedicated to celebrating the contributions professionals have made to improve healthcare quality. It’s also an opportunity to bring greater awareness to the profession of healthcare quality.Read More