DNA Solutions is accredited to the Association for the Advancement of Blood & Biotherapies (AABB) standard for relationship testing. This accreditation is the gold standard for DNA paternity testing laboratories. Accreditation is granted only to laboratories that achieve high quality performance for relationship testing which follows strict quality guidelines that cover all aspects of parentage testing from initial specimen collection to the issuance of the final results.
DNA Solutions is one of a select group of laboratories in the United States authorized by the New York State Department of Health to perform parentage/identity testing (non-forensics) using DNA on cases originating from the State of New York. DNA Solutions obtained this approval after rigorous inspection and proficiency testing by the New York Department of Health.
*Forensic Identity services are not available to New York State customers
DNA Solutions has a QA Manual and a formal QA Program in compliance with AABB, NYDOH, ISO 17025 and the FBI QAS. The QA program consists of a set of standard operating procedures that cover the following QA Systems: Test Methodology, Traceability, Quality Control, Training, Competency, Proficiency, Internal Audits, CAPA, Instrument Qualification, Supplier Qualification, Documentation Control, Change Control, Customer Complaints, Method Validation, Records Retention and Safety.
Quality Assurance (QA) is an independent monitoring function of the operations, reporting directly to the President. Quality Control (QC) is the function performed during the tests to monitor precision, accuracy, and other analytical testing criteria. QC is performed by the analysts as they are performing the tests.
For more information on DNA Solutions' Quality contact:
Head of Quality, Health, and Safety, Cortney Schartz - email@example.com or call (866) 362-9778.