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Toronto's Mount Sinai Services Lab Receives Quality Accreditation

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Toronto-based clinical research lab and research services provider Mount Sinai Services said today it has received ISO 15189 accreditation for its lab and offerings.

The ISO 15189 accreditation was conducted by the Institute for Quality Management in Healthcare's Quality Management Program – Laboratory Services.

MSS offers more than 2,000 different analytical tests, including non-invasive prenatal tests and KRAs testing, with a particular focus on individualized medicine and companion diagnostics. It also provides support in development and validation of research assays and diagnostic tools and in design and execution of clinical validation studies, research and clinical trial management, and development of point-of-care and lab-on-chip technologies, among others. Its clients include academic researchers, hospitals and specialty clinicians, and medical device and biopharmaceutical businesses.

The lab also said it is registered with the US Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and it expects to receive CLIA accreditation "very soon."

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