IVF Lab Standards, Practices, Accreditation

By Esco Medical, 07 May, 2015

Quality and Risk Management in IVF Laboratory Manual
David Mortimer of Cambridge University UK

European Directive 2004/23/EC
Sections 2.D.3 and 4 for IVF cabinets; Section 3.B for validation

The Commission of Laboratory Accreditation of the College of American Pathologists (CAP) accredits IVF and andrology laboratories. The CAP is widely considered the leader in quality assurance. CAP accreditation is recognized by the US Federal Government as equal to or more stringent than the government's own inspection program.