Laboratory Services should perform all its mandated oversight responsibilities for laboratories subject to its jurisdiction operating within and outside California, including monitoring proficiency-testing results
Laboratory Services stated that it reviews electronic proficiency test results once each month and since August 2008 has notified 195 laboratories of a first proficiency testing failure within 30 days of reviewing the test data. (2010-406, p. 43)
†Response Type refers to the interval in which the auditee is providing the State Auditor with their status in implementing recommendations made in an audit report. Auditees must submit a response regarding their progress in implementing recommendations from our reports at three intervals from the release of the report: 60 days, six months, and one year or subsequent to one year.
*Agency responses received after June 2013 are posted verbatim.