Rims lab earns NABL accreditation

15 June 2017

IMPHAL | June 15
HIV Laboratory (NRL & ICTC), department of microbiology, RIMS, Imphal which is one of the 12 National Reference Laboratories (NRL) in India has been granted NABL accreditation by the National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories in the field of medical testing.
A release said its lab carries out HIV testing by rapid tests and western blot tests to detect antibodies against HIV. RIMS, Imphal is the only government medical institute to get such accreditation in Manipur.
NABL is a third party organisation which checks for quality of testing, competence of staff, proper infrastructure etc. for overall correctness of the test reports for the benefit of the patients as well as the treating doctors, it added.

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