On August 11, 2022, was published in the Official Gazette the Exempt Resolution No. 1.297, of 2022, of the Institute of Public Health, which approves the “Instructions of verification of the Manual of the General Standard of Accreditation of Clinical Laboratories”.
Bearing in mind the antiquity of the instruction of verification of the Manual of the General Accreditation Standard for Clinical Laboratories of the year 2020, which aims to support and guide the accreditation bodies to use the format of the Accreditation Report of such laboratories, in cases where it is necessary to evaluate the compliance with the indicated manual, Resolution No. 1.297 was issued, which approves a new version of this document, where its normative references are updated, new instructions are incorporated and a new structure is given to the document to facilitate its use.
The contents of the instructions include those data for the accreditation or reaccreditation process that must be submitted, the procedures established for the evaluation, the considerations for filling out the accreditation report format, how the verification of indicators and the periodic evaluation will be carried out, how the description of the evaluated characteristics containing several attributes must be made, among others.