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Medical Laboratories
Medical Testing Laboratories Accreditation Department
According to International Standard ISO 15189

Medical Testing Laboratories accreditation is considered as added value to these accredited Laboratories and consequently to the users of their medical services.


Medical Testing Laboratories play an important role in serving community.

It supports confidence in the valid test results strongly affect clinical decisions for proper diagnosis and treatment of diseases in the shortest time.


Quality and accuracy of test results are affected by many factors mainly:
1. Quality management system including documents and records
2. Human factor: Competence of Laboratory staff through different processes including pre-examination, examination and post-examination.
3. Laboratory equipment
4. Environmental conditions
5. Validity of test methods
6. Internal quality control results
7. Proficiency testing results


We have to ensure complete control on these factors in order to trust medical testing laboratories’ results, this can be assured by accreditation


Egyptian Accreditation Council (EGAC) is Recognized in ISO 15189 by International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (ILAC), Arab Accreditation Cooperation (ARAC) and African Accreditation Cooperation (AFRAC).


Accreditation According to ISO 15189 Requirements by EGAC in Medical Testing Laboratories is Internationally Recognized by International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (ILAC), Continentally by African Accreditation Cooperation (AFRAC) and Regionally by Arab Accreditation Cooperation (ARAC).