Hello, we are a research lab and are looking at setting up a diagnostics lab to make 2 of our tests available (plus NHS are interested in using them).
We need to get the lab ISO 15189 accredited but for the tests we perform, do we also need to be ISO13485 accredited?
For one of the tests we supply a urine collection kit. If we are to send the kit to patients for sample collection do we need to be accredited (ISO13485)?
The company we purchase the sample collection vessel from, are already ISO13485 accredited.
We receive the sample from the patient and then perform analysis on it so is the extraction and instrument analysis kits regarded as medical devices?
I'm a little confused so any help would be great