2012 Wyoming Statutes
TITLE 33 - PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS
CHAPTER 34 - LICENSING OF CLINICAL LABORATORIES AND BLOOD BANKS
33-34-101. Definitions.


WY Stat § 33-34-101 (through 2012) What's This?

(a) As used in this act:

(i) "Blood bank" means a facility for the collection, processing or storage of human blood or blood derivatives, but shall not include such a facility located in a memorial, district or private hospital;

(ii) "Clinical laboratory" means any facility for the microbiological, serological, chemical, hematological, biophysical, cytological or pathological examination of materials derived from the human body for the purpose of obtaining information for the diagnosis, prevention or treatment of disease or the assessment of medical condition;

(iii) "Laboratory director" means the person who is responsible for administration of the technical and scientific operation of a clinical laboratory or blood bank, including supervision of procedures and reporting of findings of tests;

(iv) "Laboratory reference system" means a system of periodic testing of methods, procedures and materials of clinical laboratories and blood banks, including without limitation the distribution of manuals of approved methods, inspection of facilities, cooperative research and periodic submission of test specimens for examination;

(v) "State agency" means the Wyoming department of health;

(vi) "This act" means W.S. 33-34-101 through 33-34-109.

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