Press Releases

CLSI Updates Newborn Screening Laboratory DocumentsPosted: May 2017

Wayne, Pennsylvania, USA—The Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute has published two newborn screening documents: Newborn Screening by Tandem Mass Spectrometry (NBS04-Ed2) (http://shop.clsi.org/newborn-screening-documents/NBS04.html), and Newborn Blood Spot Screening for Pompe Disease by Lysosomal Acid a-Glucosidase Activity Assays (NBS07-Ed1) (http://shop.clsi.org/newborn-screening-documents/NBS07.html). Newborn Screening…

CLSI Publishes Toxicology and Drug Testing Document C52Posted: May 2017

Wayne, Pennsylvania, USA—The Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute has published the toxicology and chemistry guideline Toxicology and Drug Testing in the Medical Laboratory (C52-Ed3). Toxicology and Drug Testing in the Medical Laboratory (C52-Ed3) (http://shop.clsi.org/chemistry-documents/C52.html) helps medical laboratories develop procedures for…

CLSI Publishes New MALDI-TOF MS Microbiology DocumentPosted: April 2017

Wayne, Pennsylvania, USA — The Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute has published the microbiology guideline Methods for the Identification of Cultured Microorganisms Using Matrix-Assisted Laser Desorption/Ionization Time-of-Flight Mass Spectrometry (M58-Ed1). Methods for the Identification of Cultured Microorganisms Using Matrix-Assisted Laser…

CLSI Publishes New & Updated Phlebotomy DocumentsPosted: April 2017

Wayne, Pennsylvania, USA—The Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute has published two phlebotomy documents: Collection of Diagnostic Venous Blood Specimens (GP41-Ed7) and Essential Elements of a Phlebotomy Training Program (GP48-Ed1). Collection of Diagnostic Venous Blood Specimens (GP41-Ed7) (http://shop.clsi.org/general-lab-documents/GP41-Ed7.html) provides a process…

CLSI Publishes Quality Manual Development DocumentPosted: January 2017

Wayne, Pennsylvania, USA— The Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute has published the Quality Management Systems document Handbook for Developing a Laboratory Quality Manual (QMS25-Ed1) (http://shop.clsi.org/quality-management-systems-documents/QMS25.html). Although many laboratories have implemented and sustained their Quality Management System (QMS) for years, some…

CLSI Publishes Revised AST Breakpoints DocumentPosted: January 2017

Wayne, Pennsylvania, USA — To improve detection and reporting of antimicrobial resistance, the Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute (CLSI) has published a revised edition of its annual supplement providing revised breakpoints, new testing recommendations, and reporting changes needed to incorporate…

CLSI Publishes Revised Veterinary AST DocumentPosted: January 2017

Wayne, Pennsylvania, USA — To assist veterinary diagnostic laboratories with testing organisms for which there are no standardized test methods or breakpoints, the Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute (CLSI) has published a new document that provides guidance for antimicrobial agent…

CLSI Publishes Revised Human IgE Assay ReportPosted: October 2016

Wayne, Pennsylvania, USA — To define the current state of reagents and serological assay technology used to measure total human immunoglobulin E (IgE) and IgE antibodies of defined allergen specificities in human blood, the Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute (CLSI)…