Sunday September 17th, 2023 // 9:00 am - 12:00 pm // Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center, Centennial Ballroom A
The AABB Standards for Relationship Testing Laboratories may be purchased prior to the workshop at AABB.org
This workshop will address AABB accreditation topics, including the accreditation process, Relationship Testing Standards, proficiency testing, validations, and calculations.
- Common Nonconformances to the AABB Standards for Relationship Testing Laboratories, 15th Edition and how to avoid them.
- An introduction to the initial accreditation process and requirements to maintain accreditation.
- Outcomes of recent relationship testing proficiency tests
- Complex relationship testing calculations.
AABB members and anyone interested in the AABB Accreditation Program for Relationship Testing Facilities.
*There is no cost for this workshop. The AABB Standards for Relationship Testing Laboratories may be purchased before the workshop at AABB.org
For questions regarding this workshop, contact Marsha Deitz (firstname.lastname@example.org ).
|AABB Accreditation Program Updates and Common Nonconformances||Marsha Deitz, MBA, MT (ASCP), CQA (ASQ)|
Director, Relationship Testing and Forensics, AABB
|Quality Systems||Christine Bales, BS, MT (ASCP) I, CQA (ASQ)|
Vice President, Consulting and Global Services, AABB
|Changes to the 16th Edition of Standards for Relationship Testing Laboratories|
Outcomes of recent relationship testing proficiency tests
|Megan Shaffer, Ph.D., S(ACHI)|
Chair, AABB Relationship Testing Standards Committee
Technical Director, DNA Identification Testing Division, Labcorp
|Kinship calculations using MPS data in the LUS and LUS+ formats|
|Kent Harmon, Ph.D.|
CEO, Genetic Technologies