NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Citing the rapid recent growth in the number of multiplex assays making their way to market, a nonprofit medical testing group with industry ties has drawn up a set of recommendations for lab practices and controls.
 
The Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute’s recommendation, “Verification and Validation of Multiplex Nucleic Acid Assays; Approved Guideline," offers guidelines for analytic verification and validation of multiplex assays and a review of biologic and synthetic reference materials.

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