TN Public Health Laboratory bags NABL accreditation

According to the DPH&PM press note, SPHL is the only government RT-PCR lab that obtained NABL accreditation for Covid RT-PCR testing in Tamil Nadu.
TN Public Health Laboratory bags NABL accreditation
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CHENNAI: The State Public Health Laboratory (SPHL), functioning under the Directorate of Public Health and Preventive Medicine (DPH&PM), has been accredited with the National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories (NABL) recently.

According to the DPH&PM press note, SPHL is the only government RT-PCR lab that obtained NABL accreditation for Covid RT-PCR testing in Tamil Nadu.

The SPHL has so far carried out nearly 26.57 lakh RT-PCR tests and holds a sample testing capacity of nearly 8,000 samples/ day.

SPHL has also been involved in the implementation of Quality Assessment (QA) programme and Quality Check (QC) of Covid samples from the Government and private RT-PCR labs.

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