One model for this would be the recently established program to certify
laboratories that provide assisted reproduction services. This program, initiated by the federal
government, but up to the states to adopt, would create standards for, among
other things, the quality of laboratory procedures, services, and personnel.
Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and
Prevention, "Implementation of the Fertility Clinic Success Rate and
Certification Act of 1992 - A Model Program for the Certification of Embryo
Laboratories." Federal Register 64: 39374-39392 (21 July
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