Clínic Barcelona. Hospital Universitari

Other accreditation and certifications

The Pharmacology Laboratory is enrolled in the program to verify compliance with good laboratory practice established by the Directorate General of Health Resources of the Regional Government of Catalonia (Dirección General de Recursos Sanitarios de la Generalitat de Catalunya; number, BPL01CAT), and complies with the requisites set down in Royal Decree 822/1993 of 28 May, in relation to the analysis of drug levels and drug metabolites in biological specimens.

The Histocompatibility Laboratory of the Immunology Department is accredited by the European Federation for Immunogenetics (EFI) (09-ES-005.995) to conduct histocompatibility studies in the following settings:

The Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation Unit, the Apheresis Unit, and the Cryopreservation Area meet the requisites of, and are accredited by, the Joint Accreditation Committee-ISCT & EBMT (JACIE) for autologous and allogeneic transplantations in adults, collection of hematopoietic stem cells (HSC) and bone marrow, apheresis, and cell processing. 
 

  • Solid organ transplantation (kidney and others)
    • Recipient typing
    • Donor-specific anti-HLA antibody detection 
    • Donor typing
    • Pretransplantation cross-match testing
  • Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation
    • Study of possible related donors
    • Typing of unrelated donors
    • Typing of donors from the Spanish registry
    • Umbilical cord typing
       
  • HLA-disease association studies
    • Study of the transfusion-associated alloresponse

The External Quality Assessment Laboratory in Hematology, which is integrated in the Hemotherapy and Hemostasis Department, has a quality management system that complies with the requirements of the UNE-EN ISO 9001:2000 standard for implementation, definition, coordination, and management of programs comparing the results between laboratories enrolled in external quality assessment schemes in Hematology. The Laboratory has been awarded the AENOR ER-1889/2005 certification.

The Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation Unit, the Apheresis Unit, and the Cryopreservation Area meet the requisites of, and are accredited by, the Joint Accreditation Committee-ISCT & EBMT (JACIE) for autologous and allogeneic transplantations in adults, collection of hematopoietic stem cells (HSC) and bone marrow, apheresis, and cell processing.

Biomedical Diagnostic Center (CDB)

Villarroel, 170 · 08036 Barcelona
Tel: +34 93 227 54 64 · Fax: +34 93 227 98 75 · · www.hospitalclinic.org