Beckman Coulter Genomics receives accreditation from College of American Pathologists

DNA sequencing services provider Beckman Coulter Genomics (Danvers, MA) has received accreditation from the College of American Pathologists (CAP; Northfield, IL), which will help the company more quickly move its findings from clinical trials into clinical use.

Related: DNA sequencing technologies: The next generation and beyond
 
The facility in Danvers just completed a comprehensive on-site inspection as part of the CAP's Accreditation Programs. The CAP Laboratory Accreditation Program involves a process of inspections of clinical lab records and quality control procedures and assessments of a lab's staff qualifications, equipment, facilities, safety program, and overall management.
 
Award of this accreditation strengthens the company's already strong bioinformatics expertise and extensive experience in study design, guidance, and analysis of customers' crucial clinical samples.

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