The laboratory of New Delhi Tuberculosis Centre has applied for accreditation byNational Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories (NABL). NABL is a constituent Board of Quality Council of India (QCI) and Government of India is the nodal Department for QCI. The laboratory accreditation services are provided in accordance with ISO 15189: 2012 ‘Medical laboratories -- Requirements for quality and competence’.
Formal accreditation of laboratory by NABL in accordance with international criteria has many advantages such as Increased confidence in Testing/ Calibration Reports issued by the laboratory, better control of laboratory operations and feedback to laboratories as to whether they
have sound Quality Assurance System and are technically competent and potential increase in business due to enhanced customer confidence and satisfaction.