What does CLIA CERTIFIED Lab Mean?

What does a CLIA Certified Lab Mean and why are they important as they relate to in home health test kits?

With the booming in home health test trend more and more companies will continue to be offering in home health test for food allergies, STD’s, Thyroid problems, Vitamin D deficiencies and the list is really endless.

To make certain that your in home health test results are as accurate as possible you want to make certain your in home health test provider is using a CLIA Certified lab to run the results or your test.

The Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) regulate laboratory testing and require clinical laboratories to be certificated by their state as well as the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) before they can accept human samples for diagnostic testing

On February 28, 1992, the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) published laboratory standards regulations (57 FR 7002) implementing the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988 (CLIA) (42 U.S.C. 263a). The implementing regulations are codified at 42 CFR Part 493. CLIA regulates laboratory testing and requires that clinical laboratories obtain a certificate before accepting materials derived from the human body for the purpose of providing information for the diagnosis, prevention, or treatment of any disease or the impairment of, or assessment of the health of human beings. The type of CLIA certificate a laboratory obtains depends upon the complexity of the tests it performs. CLIA regulations describe the following three levels of test complexity: waived tests, moderate complexity tests, and high complexity tests. 42 CFR 493.5(a).

Most in home health test are designed to let you know if you have an allergy, or health challenge. So the real question becomes, what are you going to do about it if you do have a challenge? 

Does it make sense to prevent the health challenge from developing if possible?  That is where Uforia Science fits in the home health test picture.

The Uforia in home health test is designed to help you improve your health in areas where your DNA may make you a target for various diseases and health challenges.

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