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OptiGen

HGTD Leadership Sponsor Test Discovery- GTP In House Testing ISO Accredited/ GTP ISO Accredited/LAB ISO Accredited/tests Out Sourced Testing Any Patents Held

General Information

Name
OptiGen
Email
genetest@optigen.com
Telephone
607-257-0301
Address
767 Warren Road, Suite 300
City
Ithaca
State
New York
Zip Code/ Postal Code
14850
Country
United States
Participant Since:
2017

People

Staff Counts
5
Lab/Company Director
Sue Pearce-Kelling
Lead Scientist/ Geneticist
Diane Herman

Quality Indicators - GTP

HGTD Leadership Sponsor
Participation Level
Leadership Sponsor
Sponsor
Participant
In House Testing
Number of Tests with ISO/ details
Specifc Tests=2; General accreditation ALL
ISO Info
ISO 17025:2005 for the laboratory and in-house tests
ISO Comments
ISO17025 OptiGen webpage; ISO 17025 outlines a quality management system designed to ensure that a laboratory meets both the technical competence requirements and management system requirements necessary to consistently deliver technically valid test results.
Other Recognized Accreditation
Lab SOP details
All SOPs meet ISO 17025 requirements

Quality Indicators - Procedures/ Services

Sample collected by - GTP specific
By owner and/or veterinarians and/or contracted laboratories
Sample Identification
Laboratory ID, animal registration number, dog's name, and if available, witnessed permanent ID. All of the above, if provided with the order form, are included in the report (i.e. microchip, tattoo, registered name, number, date of birth and call name, along with unique sample/laboratory ID
Animal ID/ Sample Submission
Tattoo or microchip
Animal ID/ by GTP
Registration Number, Registered Name, Date of birth, gender.
Techincal handling proceedures - GTP specific
SOP (internal)
Test Result information
Reports meet ISO 17025 requirements. In addition to client and dog and sample ID information, all OptiGen reports include 3 sections regarding results: 1) Genotype; 2) Risk of developing diseaese being tested 3) Significance for breeding
Laboratory Mishandling Protocol
Breeding Advice

Research

Test Discovery- GTP
Ethics Details
Internal ethics and scientific review board consisting of professionals in field (PhD/board certified veterinary ophthalmologists/canine geneticists and PhD human geneticist
Test Development In-House
Any Patents Held
Details on Patents/Licenses Issued
See webpage for complete list of patents and licenses http://www.optigen.com/opt9_patent.html
Refereed Publications list
Phenes
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