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Your path to accreditation.

Did you know that CLSI offers crosswalks that show how CLSI documents can help satisfy regulatory requirements? Click on the links below to view the most up-to-date crosswalks.

CLSI References in the CAP Accreditation Checklists

Numerous CLSI documents are referenced in the College of American Pathologists (CAP) Accreditation Checklists and serve as key resources in satisfying regulatory requirements. CAP Accreditation Checklists are updated regularly to include CLSI’s standards, guidelines, and other documents as references.

*Updated July 2014!

CLSI–CLMA Body of Knowledge 2013

This crosswalk shows how CLSI documents could help laboratory managers further their professional knowledge across the CLMA Body of Knowledge for Clinical Laboratory Managers. It contains the CLMA Domains, Competencies, and Levels within the competencies, as well as the CLSI documents and products that align with a specific level of competency or the entire competency.

*Updated December 2013!

CLSI Documents and ISO Quality Documents

This crosswalk shows how CLSI quality system essentials (QSE) correspond with clauses in ISO quality documents. The ISO quality documents are listed along with the related CLSI documents under each QSE.

*Updated June 2014!

CLSI–FDA Recognized Consensus Standards

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) maintains a database of recognized consensus standards. Included in the database are over 100 CLSI consensus standards and guidelines.

*Updated July 2013!

Please click here for information regarding FDA Recognized Consensus Standards and access to the FDA Recognized Consensus Standards Database. CLSI standards and guidelines can be located by searching on “CLSI” and/or “NCCLS.”

CLSI–The Joint Commission Crosswalk

CLSI Documents Referenced to The Joint Commission Laboratory Accreditation Standards Chapters

*Updated May 2015!




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