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 Your Lab Ready?

With the end of National Preparedness Month arriving shortly, there is no better time to focus on implementing a disaster plan for your lab, or updating your lab’s current disaster plan. With the theme of “Disasters Don’t Plan Ahead. You Can,” the US government has provided a free toolkit with useful items for reuse on social media platforms, including hashtags, graphics, videos, and other helpful related links.

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CLSI Partners With the CDC

For the past four years, CLSI has been partnering with the US Department of Health and Human Services’ Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in a cooperative agreement intended to increase effectiveness and adoption of model laboratory practice guidelines (LPGs). An LPG is a written recommendation for voluntary, standardized approaches for medical laboratory testing.

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Interview with Dennis J. Ernst

Clinical Lab Products’ interview with Dennis J. Ernst, MT(ASCP), NCPT(NCCT), Chairholder of CLSI’s updated phlebotomy standard, GP41. At the end of April 2017, CLSI released two documents of importance to facilities and personnel that collect patient blood specimens in conjunction with diagnostic testing.

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