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AiDX Labs is a comprehensive diagnostic laboratory. Our focus is the use of multi-parametric testing where we combine diagnostic biomarkers to provide more actionable test results.

General Qualifications – Rule 64B3-5.004, Florida Administrative Code (F.A.C.):

  1. Degrees or semester hours of academic credit required in this section shall be obtained at a regionally accredited college or university, or by foreign education equated pursuant to subsection 64B3-6.002(6), F.A.C. In order to be licensed as a laboratory technician, which includes the categories of microbiology, serology/immunology, chemistry, hematology, immunohematology, histology, molecular pathology, andrology and embryology, the applicant shall complete a one-hour educational course acceptable to the Board on human immunodeficiency virus and acquired immune deficiency syndrome or provide an affidavit that the course will be completed within six (6) months of licensure.
  2. Technicians performing high complexity testing as defined in 42 C.F.R. §493.5 effective April 24, 1995, which is incorporated by reference herein and available at http://www.flrules.org/Gateway/reference.asp?No=Ref-08714, or http://www.gpo.gov.fdsys/pkg/CFR- 2011-title42-vol5/pdf/CFR-2011-title42-vol5.pdf and 42 C.F.R. §493.17, effective January 19, 1993, which is incorporated by reference herein and available at http://www.flrules.org/Gateway/reference.asp?No=Ref-08715, or http://www.gpo.gov.fdsys/pkg/CFR- 2011-title42-vol5/pdf/CFR-2011-title42-vol5.pdf, and who have been licensed after September 1, 1997, shall meet the minimum educational and training qualifications provided in 42 C.F.R. §493.1489, effective April 24, 1995, which is incorporated by reference herein and available at http://www.flrules.org/Gateway/reference.asp?No=Ref-08712, or http://www.gpo.gov.fdsys/pkg/CFR- 2011-title42-vol5/pdf/CFR-2011-title42-vol5-sec493-1489.pdf, incorporated herein by reference, including a minimum of an associate degree in laboratory science, medical laboratory technology, or equivalent education and training
  3. In addition, at least one of the following requirements must be met for specific areas of licensure. In some cases, there are multiple options for meeting the requirement.
  1. a)  Microbiology, Serology/Immunology, Clinical Chemistry, Hematology, Immunohematology
    1. Education: Bachelors Degree (or higher)Training/Experience: 3 years of pertinent clinical laboratory experience within the 10 years preceding application for licensure
      Certification: MLT (ASCP), MLT (ASCPi), MLT (AMT), MLT (AAB)
    2. Education: Associate Degree
      Training/Experience: 4 years of pertinent clinical laboratory experience within the 10 years preceding application for licensure
      Certification: MLT (ASCP), MLT (ASCPi), MLT (AMT), MLT (AAB)
    3. Education: As required by certifying body
      Training/Experience: Approved clinical/medical laboratory training program, or 5 years of pertinent clinical laboratory experience within the 10 years preceding application for licensure
      Certification: MLT (ASCP), MLT (ASCPi), MLT (AMT), MLT (AAB)
  2. b)  Molecular Pathology

I. Education: High school diploma or High school equivalent
Training/Experience: Licensed clinical laboratory technologist or technician in any specialty area
Certification: MLT (AAB) Molecular Diagnostics Examination

Rulemaking Authority 483.805(4), 483.811(2), 483.823 FS. Law Implemented 381.0034, 483.809, 483.811(2), 483.823 FS. History–New 12-6-94, Amended 7-12-95, 12-4-95, Formerly 59O-5.004, Amended 5-26-98, 9-20-98, 1-11-99, 8-31-99, 9-27-00, 12-26-00, 4-29-02, 10-29-02, 2-11-03, 4-20-04, 2-23-06, 5-25-06, 12-5-07, 1-30-12, 10-3-13, 10-17-17.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities – Rule 64B3-13.004, F.A.C.:

  • Perform tests classified as highly complex pursuant to 42 CFR §493.17 as published on October 1, 2007, incorporated by reference herein, only when under the direct supervision of a licensed technologist, supervisor, or director unless the technician meets the minimum qualifications set forth in 42 CFR §493.1489 as published on October 1, 2007, incorporated by reference herein and the requirement contained in rule 64B3-5.004, F.A.C.
  • Perform only those tests authorized by the director.
  • Follow the clinical laboratory’s procedures for specimen handling and processing, test analyses, reporting, and maintaining records of patient test results.
  • Notify a licensed technologist or supervisor whenever test systems are not within the clinical laboratory’s defined acceptable levels of performance.
  • Adhere to the clinical laboratory’s quality control policies and document quality control activities, instrument and procedural calibrations, and maintenance performed.
  • Be capable of identifying problems that may adversely affect test performance or reporting test results and immediately notify a licensed technologist or supervisor.
  • Document all corrective actions are taken when test systems deviate from the clinical laboratory’s established performance specifications.
  • Follow the directives of directors, supervisors, or technologists while exercising their duties and responsibilities

.Rulemaking Authority 483.805(4) FS. Law Implemented 483.813, 483.823, 483.825 FS. History–New 12-6-94, Amended 3-28-95, 7-12-95, Formerly 59O-13.004, Amended 1-27-00, 9-27-00, 4-7-02.

483.828 — Penalties for Violations.:

      1. Each of the following acts constitutes a felony of the third degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082, s. 775.083, or s. 775.084:
        • Practicing as clinical laboratory personnel without an active license.
        • Using or attempting to use a license to practice as clinical laboratory personnel which is suspended or revoked.
        • Attempting to obtain or obtaining a license to practice as clinical laboratory personnel by knowing misrepresentation.
      2. Each of the following acts constitutes a misdemeanor of the first degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082 or s. 775.083:
        • Knowingly concealing information relating to violations of this part.
        • Making any willfully false oath or affirmation whenever an oath or affirmation is required by this part.
        • Leading the public to believe that one is licensed as clinical laboratory personnel or is engaged in licensed practice as clinical laboratory personnel, without holding a valid, active license. History.— s. 170, ch. 97-264; s. 59, ch. 2000-318.

 

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