NUCLEA DIAGNOSTIC LABORATORIES RECEIVES ACCREDITATION FROM THE COLLEGE OF AMERICAN PATHOLOGISTS (CAP)

November 20, 2013

Nuclea received the accreditation based on the results of a recent site visit inspection.

Pittsfield, MA—Nuclea Biotechnologies today announced they had received accreditation from the College of American Pathologists. Nuclea received the inspection as a result of their continuing expansion of the company’s portfolio to provide more diagnostic assays to the public.

The CAP inspection involves examination of a laboratory’s records and quality control of procedures for the two years prior to accreditation. Laboratory staff’s qualifications, equipment, facilities, safety program and record, and overall management are also evaluated in the course of accreditation.

The facility director, Deborah A. August, MD said “it is an honor to receive the accreditation. The CAP Laboratory Accreditation Program is a stringent, effective certification that will only help us to provide even better care to laboratory patients in the future.”

“We are excited CAP re-accredited the Nuclea CLIA Laboratory,” said Patrick J. Muraca, President and CEO of Nuclea. “As Nuclea continues to grow and innovate, it’s great to have the recognition of such a prominent and trustworthy accreditation group. This is further confirmation that our hard work and talented employees are the gold standard of excellence in the Massachusetts biotech community.”

Nuclea Biotechnologies, Inc. -- is headquartered in Pittsfield, Massachusetts with additional operations in Worcester and Cambridge, Massachusetts. Nuclea has developed and is commercializing unique diagnostic tests for colon, breast, leukemia, lung and prostate cancer. Nuclea also performs research leading to novel molecular oncology companion diagnostics for the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. http://www.nucleabio.com

The College of American Pathologists--is a medical society that serves more than 18,000 physician members and the global laboratory community. It is the world’s largest association composed exclusively of board-certified pathologists and is the worldwide leader in laboratory quality assurance. The College advocates accountable, high-quality, and cost-effective patient care. More information about the CAP can be found www.cap.org.

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