What is Accreditation?
A2LA-1
Accreditation is synonymous with both quality and competence of an organization, based on international standard(s). Accreditation refers to recognition given to an organization by an authoritative. It is a process by which an authoritative body gives formal recognition that a Conformity Assessment Body (CAB) fulfills specified requirements and is competent to carry out specific tasks.
 
Accreditation is the most appropriate way to ensure an organization’s competence to perform a specified task. By encompassing the human element of the CAB, end-users can be sure that their data is accurate and dependable.
(A2LA Website)

ISO 17025 Accreditation
General requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories
 
Cherney Microbiological Services, Ltd. is an ISO 17025:2005 accredited testing laboratory through the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA).  Accreditation is highly regarded both nationally and internationally as a reliable indicator of technical competence and demonstrates Cherney's commitment to customer service and quality.  As the only science-based, woman-owned business enterprise in Wisconsin to achieve this respected benchmark, we are proud of our team's accomplishments. 
ISO 17043 Accreditation
Conformity assessment -- General requirements for proficiency testing
 
Cherney's proficiency programs are ISO 17043:2010 accredited through the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA).   This accreditation complements the ISO 17025 testing accreditation demonstrates the competence of the program schemes.  

Biological Scope Cert# 2986.01
Proficiency
Biological Accreditation
Chemical Scope Cert# 2986.04
Supplies
Chemical Accreditation
Proficiency Scope Cert# 2986.02
Training
Proficiency Accreditation