Requirements for the Medical Testing of Human Nucleic Acids (Second Edition 2013)

The Requirements for the Medical Testing of Human Nucleic Acids sets out the minimum requirements for the accreditation of laboratories performing human nucleic acid testing where the testing is in response to a request by or on behalf of a medical practitioner.

Page last updated: 23 June 2014

The Requirements for Medical Testing of Human Nucleic Acids sets out the standards that apply to medical tests for heritable and non-heritable variants in human nucleic acids. These tests involve the detection, characterisation and quantification of these nucleic acids.


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.

Requirements for the Medical Testing of Human Nucleic Acids (Second Edition 2013) (PDF 188 KB)
Requirements for the Medical Testing of Human Nucleic Acids (Second Edition 2013) (Word 108 KB)

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