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  CAP Histocompatibility Program


Updated September 17, 2012

Why do the majority of histocompatibility laboratories choose the CAP for their proficiency testing? Participation in the CAP Surveys Programs reaffirms your commitment to provide your patients the highest quality results. The critical nature of histocompatibility testing necessitates that your laboratory continually evaluate its performance and stay current with new testing practices. The CAP Histocompatibility Surveys provide the most comprehensive programs to help you evaluate your testing performance and maintain the most accurate level of patient testing. Enroll today and take the opportunity to:

  • Utilize the highest quality specimens in the industry. CAP specimens provide a great variety of HLA antigens including uncommon antigens, representing a diverse range of ethnic backgrounds to help you evaluate your performance and ensure accurate patient results.
  • Receive your results faster than ever before with improved turnaround time. Streamlined data analysis brings you the information you need, when you need it, and allows you to review your performance and take prompt corrective action.
  • Access the most accurate information. Evaluate your laboratory’s performance compared to your peers using the largest database available. Use the CAP’s state-of-the-art system, e-LAB Solutions™, to enter and receive your PT results online, verify your entry, and check your result forms to make sure that your results have been scanned accrately.
  • Access the most flexible ordering options. Participate in programs designed for ease of use and to meet your laboratory’s unique testing needs.