NGSP News

Updated 11/11/2019

2019 NGSP Meetings

The NGSP Clinical Advisory Committee meeting was held at the 79th annual American Diabetes Association Scientific Sessions in San Francisco, CA. The NGSP Steering Committee meeting, NGSP/IFCC Manufacturer Forum and the C-peptide Standardization meeting were held in Anaheim, CA during the American Association for Clinical Chemistry Annual Scientific Meeting and Clinical Lab Expo. Minutes of these meetings are now posted.

New Certification Criteria beginning in 2019

The NGSP certification criteria have been tightened beginning with January 2019 certifications; the changes are summarized in the table below.

Certification
Type

2014-2018 Certification Criterion

New Certification Criterion (2019)

Manufacturer

37 of 40 results within ± 6%

36 of 40 results within ± 5%

Level I Lab

38 of 40 results within ± 6%

37 of 40 results within ± 5%

Level II Lab

37 of 40 results within ± 6%

36 of 40 results within ± 5%