Manchester, England, 19 Jan. 2016 – Tepnel Pharma Services (Tepnel), a business unit of Hologic, Inc., announced today that it has been awarded ISO 17025:2005 accreditation for DNA extraction from whole blood using Nucleon chemistry and DNA genotyping using InvaderPLUS by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS). This internationally recognised standard provides evidence of the continued commitment and development of the quality systems at Tepnel to provide leading levels of quality assurance and control.
Bob Holt, Sr. Manager, Biomarker and CDx Services for Tepnel Pharma Services, commented: “Accreditation is the next stage in our commitment to leading the field in data integrity and quality assurance. It marks the continued development of our biomarker services, acknowledging our proficiency in this growing area and demonstrating our commitment to improving patient outcomes.”
The ISO 17025:2005 standard is a means of assessing the technical competence and integrity of organisations that offer laboratory services. Accreditation is the final step which recognises that an organisation is competent to perform specific processes, as detailed in a scope of accreditation, in a reliable, credible and accurate manner, underpinning the quality of results by ensuring their traceability, comparability, validity and commutability.
About Tepnel Pharma Services Tepnel Pharma Services
is the Contract Research Organization (CRO) arm of Hologic, Inc. Tepnel specialises in the provision of pharmaceutical testing and biomarker services in support of drug development and companion diagnostics development. Tepnel’s pharmaceutical testing facilities are located in Manchester, England and Livingston, Scotland.
Hologic, Inc. is a leading developer, manufacturer and supplier of premium diagnostic products, medical imaging systems and surgical products. The Company’s core business units focus on diagnostics, breast health, GYN surgical, and skeletal health. With a unified suite of technologies and a robust research and development program, Hologic is dedicated to The Science of Sure. For more information on Hologic, visit www.hologic.com.
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