Genzyme laboratory lauded for quality

December 15, 2009

By hammersmith

[Source: Trading Markets] – Genzyme Corp. said that its genetic testing laboratory located in Phoenix, Arizona, has obtained the CAP 15189 Accreditation to the International Standards Organization 15189:2007 Standard for laboratories from the College of American Pathologists.

In a release, the Company noted that this accreditation recognizes the laboratory’s technical competence and continual quality management and underscores its commitment to improved patient outcomes by providing reliable test results.

The College of American Pathologists offers laboratories the opportunity to be measured against the quality standards outlined by the International Organization of Standardization. The College of American Pathologists rigorously assessed Genzyme’s quality management systems over the course of a full year before awarding it the CAP 15189 designation.

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