Laboratory approved for Athlete Biological Passport testing

Laboratory approved for Athlete Biological Passport testing

The laboratory ensures that the rapid transportation of samples from different countries in the region to its facilities will be possible, in compliance with the specific time and temperature requirements required for ABP analyses.

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) announced this Thursday that it has given its approval tol Genetix Clinical Laboratory of the city of Panama, to carry out blood tests exclusively in support of the Athlete Biological Passport (ABP).

The Executive Committee of the AMA voted the approval of the center, once the review process done by its scientific department and its group of laboratory experts have concluded that it has successfully passed the technical and administrative requirements for this type of control, according to the International Standard for Laboratories (ISL).

“It was important to increase analytical testing capacity to eHematology module of the ABP in the Central, Caribbean and South American regions. The addition of another ABP laboratory will serve to provide another comprehensive testing resource in this part of the world,” said WADA Director General Olivier Niggli.

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In your opinion, “national and regional anti-doping organizations in the area are now better equipped to test athletes based in these regions.

The AMA indicated that the laboratory has processed the import permits with the National Customs Directorate of Panama and the courier services of the airline COPA (headquartered in Panama and serving as a regional transportation hub) to facilitate the transport of blood samples within the region.

The laboratory claims that rapid transportation of samples from different countries in the region will be possible to your facilities, in compliance with the specific time and temperature requirements required for ABP analysis.

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Source: Critica

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