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Desk-top cholesterol test performance should improve under CLIA, NIH's Lenfant testifies.

This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

Executive Summary

PERFORMANCE PROBLEMS WITH DESK-TOP CHOLESTEROL ANALYZERS could be addressed through the implementation of the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute Director Claude Lenfant testified at a Feb. 14 hearing of the House Science/Technology Subcommittee. A report from the General Accounting Office detailing problems with cholesterol measurement was released at the hearing.



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