Requirements for the Retention of Laboratory Records and Diagnostic Material (Sixth Edition 2013)

This is a publication of the National Pathology Accreditation Advisory Council which is managed by the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing and outlines the retention requirements for laboratory records and diagnostic material.

Page last updated: 17 November 2015

The Requirements for the Retention of Laboratory Records and Diagnostic Material sets out the minimum standards for the retention of records and materials.

This document must be read in conjunction with the Tier 2 document - Requirements for Medical Pathology Services.

This document has a date of effect of 1 December 2013. Please note that this document has an amendment.

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