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Signature Genomics Renews CAP Accreditation

This article has been updated from a previous version to clarify the fact that the company renewed its accreditation.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Signature Genomics Laboratories today said that it has renewed its accreditation from the American College of Pathologists based on the results of a recent on-site inspection.

The Spokane, Wash.-based lab provides microarray-based cytogenetic diagnostics services. The firm is one of more than 6,000 labs in the US accredited by ACP.

CAP's accreditation process includes an examination of the lab's records and quality control of procedures for the preceding two years. It also includes an examination of staff qualifications, equipment, facilities, safety program and record, and overall management of the laboratory.

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