From: [log in to unmask] [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Lori Moon
Sent: Thursday, May 04, 2017 10:08 AM
To: aphl-NewSTEPs
Cc: Ojodu, Jelili | APHL; Whitley, Ron; Dr. Victor De Jesus
Subject: [aphl-newsteps] CLSI Call for Volunteers for Revision of NBS01, Blood Collection on Filter Paper for Newborn Screening Programs Open Through 23 May 2017


Dear Newborn Screening Community,


The Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute (CLSI) Expert Panel on Newborn Screening (NBS) has a mission to lead, oversee, and expand the portfolio of CLSI NBS products to meet the needs of the NBS community. Through this effort, the Expert Panel on NBS continually reviews and develops projects that will ensure the CLSI NBS portfolio is up-to-date with related technological and scientific advancements.


CLSI is currently requesting nominations for volunteers to serve as members and contributors on the document development committee for revision of the CLSI document NBS01, Blood Collection on Filter Paper for Newborn Screening Programs. Please see the following information at the CLSI website:


·         Document Development Committees: Important information for all document development committees

        Development Schedule (and Time Commitment)

        Committee Roles and Essential Duties

        Requirements for Nomination Consideration

        Membership/Administrative Fee Requirement


·         Under the Current Calls for Document Development Groups: Important information for the revision project NBS01: Blood Collection on Filter Paper for Newborn Screening Programs, 7th Edition

        Description of the NBS01 revision project

        Specific expertise and work experience needed

        Timeline for this project


Please submit nominations and required documentations on or before 23 May 2017 to [log in to unmask].


Please don’t hesitate to contact me if you have any questions.


Kind regards,


Lori Moon




Lori T. Moon, MS, MT(ASCP)

Senior Standards Project Manager

Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute (CLSI)

950 West Valley Road, Suite 2500

Wayne, PA 19087 USA

P: 484.588.5934 | E: [log in to unmask]


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