CLSI Standards: Guidelines for Health Care Excellence
Developed by our members for use by the global laboratory community, CLSI’s consensus-based medical laboratory standards are the most widely recognized resources for continually improving testing quality, safety, and efficiency.
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This guideline describes the recommended protocols for detecting hemoglobinopathies and thalassemias by population-based newborn screening using dried blood spot specimens. Early, presymptomatic detection to identify newborns with abnormal hemoglobins is critical because it improves treatment effectiveness.
This guideline includes detailed information for design, testing, validation, implementation, and ongoing support of an autoverification algorithm system for use in the medical laboratory.