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Avera McKennan Hospital & University Health Center

1325 S Cliff Avenue
P.O. Box 5045
Sioux Falls, SD 57117-5045
605-322-8000

Avera McKennan Laboratory Media and News

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Accreditations

Accreditations and Excellence

ISO icon Avera McKennan laboratory is highly recognized nationally and internationally for its scientific excellence and quality as well as its efficiency. The first hospital laboratory in the United States to achieve Accreditation to the gold standard ISO-15189 Quality and Competence international standard in both Clinical and Anatomic Pathology; it stands alone in terms of independent recognition of the highest quality and competence in its field. In April of 2010, it was selected as the Medical Laboratory Observer 2010 Laboratory of the Year.

Avera McKennan Laboratory is also accredited by the American Association of Blood Banks (AABB), Foundation for Accreditation of Cellular Therapy (FACT) and is an FDA licensed blood bank. It is registered and licensed under the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Act (CLIA) in accordance with Medicare requirements.

american association of blood banks  FACT  we are a fda licensed blood bank - click to visit the fda online

Awards & Accreditations

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The first hospital laboratory in the United States to achieve Accreditation to the gold standard ISO-15189 Quality and Competence international standard in both Clinical and Anatomic Pathology.

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Other Awards & Accreditations

AABB Accredited

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Avera McKennan Laboratory is accredited by the American Association of Blood Banks (AABB).

FACT Accredited

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Avera McKennan Laboratory is accredited by the Foundation for Accreditation of Cellular Therapy (FACT).