County of Santa Clara, CA. The Joint Commission granted accreditation to Santa Clara Valley Medical Center’s Laboratory.
Laboratory services are indispensable partners in providing patient-centered care and in improving health outcomes and overall public health. Clinical laboratory services are one of the most cost effective, least invasive sources of objective information used in clinical decision-making.
The accreditation is for the specialties and subspecialties of Bacteriology, Mycobacteriology, Mycology, Parasitology, Virology, Syphilis Serology, General Immunology, Routine Chemistry, Urinalysis, Endocrinology, Toxicology, Coagulation, Hematology, Flowcytometry, Blood Transfusion Services, Immunohematology (ABO Group and RH, Antibody Transfusion, Antibody Non-Transfusion, Antibody Identification, Compatibility Testing), Histopathology, Dermatopathology, Cytology, Autopsy Services, Therapeutic Phlebotomy and Tissue Banking.