April 12, 2013
ENAC, the Spanish National Accreditation Entity has granted accreditation to Althia Health, S.L. (Althia) in recognition of the quality and technical competence in accordance with the criteria set out in the UNE-ENISO 15189: 2007 standard for conducting tests on Pathology and Molecular Pathology.
Althia is the first laboratory in Spain to be accredited according to the UNE-EN ISO 15189 standard in immunohistochemistry (IHC) and in fluorescent in situ hybridization (FISH). The scope of such accreditation is for the determination of HER2 protein overexpression by immunohistochemical analysis and amplification of the HER2 gene by FISH in breast cancer tissue.