New era of genetic testing in the UK
We achieve industry leading standards through internationally recognised accreditations EA (European Cooperation for Accreditation) and ILAC (International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation):
ISO 15189:2013 standards for cytogenetics and molecular genetics.
ISO 9001:2009 standards for predictive, forensic and diagnostic genetics.
ISO/IEC 27001:2013 standards for information technology.
Monitoring the Laboratory
Certificate of Participation in 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 INSTAND External Quality Assessment Programs in genetic testing of BRCA 1, BRCA 2 and genetic testing of PAI-1, thrombophilia mutations and Morbus Gilbert.
Certificate of Participation in 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 in Interlaboratory Comparison Tests of determining hereditary thrombophilia mutations, HLA in Celiac Disease, Cystic Fibrosis, Azoospermia Factor Microdeletion, determining HLA in Morbus Bechterew, determining Isoform Apolipoprotein E, forensic genetics – Paternity Tests and genetically determining the gender.
Certificate of Participation in 2015 European Molecular Genetics Quality Network external quality assessment schemes in BRCA genotyping.