CLSI and International Standards Development

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.

CLSI also serves as the administrator for the US Technical Advisory Group (TAG) for ISO/TC 212. This committee is accredited by the ANSI and operates in compliance with applicable ANSI requirements