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The Taking Essential Steps for Testing Act

H.R. 6118: Taking Essential Steps for Testing Act of 2012

Summary: To amend section 353 of the Public Health Service Act with respect to suspension, revocation, and limitation of laboratory certification. (More Info)

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American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science - Delaware 22 Facebook fans 32 Twitter followers

We full supported this bill and are very thankful that it was signed into law by President Obama through a bipartisan mode.

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Association for Molecular Pathology

from http://www.amp.org/...TESTAct_revised.pdf

The Association for Molecular Pathology (AMP) is pleased to offer its strong support for H.R. 6118/S.3391, the Taking Essential Steps for Testing Act. AMP is an international medical and professional association representing approximately 2,000 physicians, doctoral scientists, and medical technologists who perform or are involved with laboratory testing based on knowledge derived from molecular biology, genetics and genomics. Membership includes professionals from the government, academic medicine and the in vitro diagnostics industry.

As you are aware, proficiency testing programs are formal quality assurance activities in which ...

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