"Certification" means written acknowledgment of a laboratory's demonstrated capability to perform tests for a specific purpose.
"Commissioner" means the commissioner of health.
"Contract laboratory" means a laboratory that performs tests on samples on a contract or fee-for-service basis.
"Environmental sample" means a substance derived from a nonhuman source and collected for the purpose of analysis.
"Laboratory" means the state, a person, corporation, or other entity, including governmental, that examines, analyzes, or tests samples.
"Sample" means a substance derived from a nonhuman source and collected for the purpose of analysis, or a tissue, blood, excretion, or other bodily fluid specimen obtained from a human for the detection of a chemical, etiologic agent, or histologic abnormality.
Official Publication of the State of Minnesota
Revisor of Statutes