GREENBRAE, Calif., April 4, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The accreditation Committee of the College of American Pathologists (CAP) has awarded accreditation to Marin Fertility Center/ MFC labs Inc, Greenbrae, California based on results of a recent on-site inspection as part of the CAP's Accreditation Programs.
The facility's director, Sergio Vaccari, PhD, HCLD (ABB), was advised of this national recognition and congratulated for the excellence of the services being provided. Marin Fertility Center/MFC labs Inc is one of more than 7,700 CAP-accredited facilities worldwide.
Organization's Chief Executive Officer, Peter Uzelac MD, upon learning of the accreditation, said "We are so excited to have received accreditation CAP. Lab quality is the cornerstone of any successful IVF program and CAP's recognition of our fulfillment is a very meaningful metric in our mission to provide the highest quality fertility care."
The U.S. federal government recognizes the CAP Laboratory Accreditation Program, begun in the early 1960's, as being equal-to or more-stringent-than the government's own inspection program.
During CAP accreditation process, designed to ensure the highest of care for all laboratory patients, inspectors examine the laboratory patients, inspectors examine the laboratory's records and quality control procedures for the preceding two years. CAP inspectors also examine laboratory staff qualifications, equipment, facilities, safety program and record, and overall management.
About the College of American Pathologists
As the leading organization with more than 18,000 board-certified pathologists, the College of American Pathologists (CAP) serves patients, pathologists, and the public by fostering and advocating excellence in the practice of pathology and laboratory medicine worldwide. The CAP's laboratory Improvement Programs, initiated 65 years ago, currently have customers in more than 100 countries, accrediting 7,700 laboratories and providing proficiency testing to 20,000 laboratories worldwide. Find more information about the CAP at cap.org.
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SOURCE Marin Fertility Center