CLIA certification permits the lab to conduct Human DNA genotyping as a service for professionals in personal and public industries.
— Saroja Voruganti, PhD
KANNAPOLIS, NORTH CAROLINA, UNITED STATES, September 2, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — Voruganti Nutritional Genomics Laboratory at UNC Nutrition Research Institute receives CLIA certification for its genotyping providers
KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – September 1, 2022 – The UNC Nutrition Research Institute is happy to announce that its laboratory directed by Saroja Voruganti, PhD, has been granted a Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) certification, permitting its lab to conduct Human DNA genotyping as a service for different researchers, scientists, and professionals in personal and public industries.
The Voruganti Nutritional Genomics (NGx) Lab, which additionally serves the UNC Nutrition Obesity Research Center’s Precision Nutrition Core, can settle for samples for each analysis in addition to scientific functions for human genotype testing. This opens a brand new line of testing for researchers not beforehand out there on the UNC Nutrition Research Institute.
“We’re proud to have met CLIA’s stringent requirements that guarantee high quality requirements of operation and reliability of findings and outcomes. We are wanting to proceed to offer these providers, at this new degree, to fellow researchers and scientists needing nucleic acid extractions and genotyping evaluation,” stated Voruganti.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services regulates, manages, and inspects all CLIA laboratories as mandated by the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR 42 Part 493.2). All CLIA-certified laboratories are anticipated to fulfill the regulatory necessities of CLIA. The high quality of requirements, established by CLIA, make sure the accuracy, reliability, and consistency of scientific check reporting throughout the nation. CLIA applies to all scientific and a few non-clinical laboratories working within the United States.
For extra data, contact Saroja Voruganti at [email protected].
About the UNC Nutrition Research Institute
The UNC Nutrition Research Institute (NRI) is an internationally acknowledged heart conducting progressive fundamental and translational science to determine how particular person variations in nutrient necessities and responses to food regimen have an effect on our dietary wants. With a mission to use precision vitamin analysis to handle a few of at this time’s most urgent well being considerations like most cancers, mind well being, and coronary heart illness, our analysis contributes to the prevention and mitigation of persistent illness throughout the lifespan from periconception by way of getting older.
For extra data on the Nutrition Research Institute or to schedule an interview, contact Suzanne Dane, Director of Institutional Advancement, UNC Nutrition Research Institute at 704-250-5008.
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