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Title 42 Part 493 → Subpart M → §493.1365

Title 42 → Chapter IV → Subchapter G → Part 493 → Subpart M → §493.1365

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Title 42 Part 493 → Subpart M → §493.1365

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Title 42Chapter IVSubchapter GPart 493Subpart M → §493.1365


Title 42: Public Health
PART 493—LABORATORY REQUIREMENTS
Subpart M—Personnel for Nonwaived Testing


§493.1365   Standard; PPM testing personnel responsibilities.

The testing personnel are responsible for specimen processing, test performance, and for reporting test results. Any PPM procedure must be—

(a) Personally performed by one of the following practitioners:

(1) A physician during the patient's visit on a specimen obtained from his or her own patient or from a patient of a group medical practice of which the physician is a member or employee.

(2) A midlevel practitioner, under the supervision of a physician or in independent practice if authorized by the State in which the laboratory is located, during the patient's visit on a specimen obtained from his or her own patient or from the patient of a clinic, group medical practice, or other health care provider, in which the midlevel practitioner is a member or an employee.

(3) A dentist during the patient's visit on a specimen obtained from his or her own patient or from a patient of a group dental practice of which the dentist is a member or an employee; and

(b) Performed using a microscope limited to a brightfield or a phase/contrast microscope.