In Brief This Week: Mayo Clinic; Vela Diagnostics; MNG Laboratories; and More | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine said this week that its biorepository has earned accreditation from the College of American Pathologists (CAP). CAP requires proof of high levels of accuracy in collecting, processing, and storing blood and tissue samples, Mayo Clinic said. The accreditation ensures that the biorepository is in line with international best practice guidelines for handling such samples.

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