Founded in 1947, the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) is an international body composed of representatives from various global standards organizations. CLSI serves as the American National Standards Institute (ANSI)-appointed Secretariat for the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) Technical Committee 212 (ISO/TC 212), 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.
Visit the ISO website for information on ISO/TC 212 and the ISO standards development process.
Through an agreement with the American National Standards Institute, CLSI is able to offer ISO Technical Committee 212 approved and draft standards.