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07/30/2021

The Quick and Essential Guide to CAP Accreditations

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by Excedr / Lab, News

What’s the Relation Between CAP and CLIA? CAP Accreditations and CLIA Certifications When labs are in compliance with CLIA (Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments), it is validated with a CLIA certificate. After getting CLIA-certified, a lab can then pursue a higher level of quality by applying for accreditation by an accreditation agency such as CAP. The…

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07/26/2021

The Excedr Guide to CLIA Waivers: What They Are and How to Obtain Them

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by Excedr / Lab, News

What is a CLIA Certificate of Waiver? Did you know there are a total of 260,000 laboratory entities that are CLIA certified in the U.S? CLIA stands for Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments.  It is a set of government-sanctioned regulations that are to be followed by testing laboratories in order to obtain a CLIA certification. In…

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04/01/2021

Featured Manufacturer: Beckman Coulter Life Sciences

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by Excedr / Lab, Lab Equipment, Manufacturer

A Sketch of Beckman Coulter Life Sciences Beckman Coulter, Inc. is a manufacturing company with a long history. Founded in 1935 by Dr. Arnold O. Beckman, Beckman Instruments, Inc. started off by selling the world’s first commercial pH meter, an invention of Dr. Beckman’s from the previous year. His pH meter was later considered to…

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03/25/2021

Featured Manufacturer: Bio-Rad Laboratories

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by Excedr / Biotech, Lab, Lab Equipment, Manufacturer

Advancing Scientific Discovery with Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. Bio-Rad Laboratories, a developer and manufacturer in the life sciences industry, provides instruments, apparatus, software, consumables, and other materials necessary to assist the life science research and clinical diagnostics markets. While it’s based in Hercules, California, Bio-Rad operates all around the globe with direct distribution channels in over…

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03/18/2021

Featured Manufacturer: Sony Biotechnology

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by Excedr / Biotech, Lab, Lab Equipment, Manufacturer

Sony Biotechnology  As the name suggests, Sony Biotechnology, Inc. is a subsidiary of Sony Corporation. Founded in 1995, Sony Biotechnology is based in San Jose, California, with affiliate offices in Europe, Japan, and China and distributors in over 15 countries worldwide. Although it’s relatively younger than other biotech equipment providers, Sony Biotechnology is well known…

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