Lab Services

Regulatory Agencies 

Indiana Blood Center maintains compliance with the rules and regulations prescribed by a number of agencies.

American Association of Blood Banks (AABB) - Indiana Blood Center voluntarily participates in and is accredited by AABB, an organization dedicated to the safety and advancement of transfusion medicine and cellular therapies.

American Society for Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics (ASHI) - Indiana Blood Center has achieved voluntary accreditation by ASHI, an organization dedicated to advancing the science, education and application of immunogenetics and transplant immunology.

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) - CMS regulates and ensures the quality of laboratory testing in the United States through the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA). Indiana Blood Center's laboratories are CLIA accredited.

Food and Drug Administration (FDA) - Indiana Blood Center is registered with and licensed by the FDA, which is responsible for regulatory oversight of the blood supply in the United States.

Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) - Indiana Blood Center is licensed by the ISDH, a requirement of all blood centers by Indiana Code.

National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP) and Indiana Board of Pharmacy - Indiana Blood Center is licensed by both NABP and the Indiana Board of Pharmacy. This is a requirement for providing Rh immune globulin in the state of Indiana.

New York State Department of Health, California Department of Public Health, Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene - Indiana Blood Center is authorized to perform laboratory services for blood banks, cord banks, tissue banks and other cellular therapy product suppliers operating in the states of New York, California and Maryland or who may have donors that reside in these states.

To view applicable accreditations, certificates and licenses, visit the Regulatory Documents Page.


Training

Maintain your continuing education goal with Blood Bank Crash Courses or apply to the Specialist in Blood Banking (SBB) program.

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MAC & TAC

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