accreditations
  • LABORATORY ACCREDITATIONS

    College of American Pathologists (LAP # 6500601) (1996)

    • Laboratory General
    • Hematology / Coagulation
    • Clinical Chemistry
    • Special Chemistry
    • Immunology
    • Urinalysis


    Fundación Bioquímica Argentina (Lab Accreditation # C-0030) (2001)

    • Laboratory General (Clinical Chemistry – Hematology)
    • Endocrinology
  • QUALITY CONTROL

    LBM is an active participant in internal quality control and external quality programs to guarantee quality and reliability of results reported.

    Internal quality control:

    Our laboratory performs in-house quality control through application of international standards to each analyte tested.

    External quality control:

    Our laboratory participates in several external proficiency testing programs.

  • Buenos Aires (CEMIC) external proficiency testing program (1983)

    • Thyroid hormones
    • Antithyroid antibodies
    • Steroids
    • Tumor markers
    • Peptide hormones
  • College of American Pathologists external proficiency testing programs (1996)

    • Hematology and clinical microscopy
    • Coagulation
    • Clinical Chemistry
    • Hormones
    • Immunosuppressive drugs
    • Tumor markers
    • Vitamins
    • Therapeutic drug monitoring
    • Viral markers
    • Proteins
    • Serology
    • Urinalysis (microscopic and urine chemistry)
  • Fundación Bioquímica Argentina, External Quality Control Program (PEEC) (2000)

    • Hematology
    • Clinical Chemistry
    • Instrument Control
    • Endocrinology (Thyroid hormones, Steroids, Peptide hormones)
    • Therapeutic Drug Monitoring
    • Tumor Markers
    • Immunoserology
    • Glycated Hemoglobin
  • International Proficiency Testing, Analytical Unit, Department of Cardiological Sciences, St. George's Hospital Medical School, London, UK (2004)

    • SIROLIMUS (Rapamune)
  • Instand e.V. (Germany) External Quality Assessment (2007)

    • Plasma/Urine Biogenic Amines (Dopamine – Adrenaline – Noradrenaline – Serotonine)
    • Screening of drugs of abuse in urine
    • Thyroid
    • Vitamins (Folic Acid – Vitamin B12, 25 OH Vitamin D)
    • Fertility
    • Glycated proteins
    • Therapeutic drug monitoring and immunosuppressive drugs (Lamotrigine – Mycophenolic acid)
    • Lipids/Lipoproteins
    • Immunology
    • Plasmatic proteins