W. Va. Code R. § 64-26-4 - Equipment

4.1. The following basic items are required to be in good condition in any laboratory desiring approval:
(a) Laboratory sink;
(b) Cabinets for reagents, small equipment, etc.;
(c) Microscope and lamp;
(d) Refrigerator of at least 6 cu. ft. capacity.
(e) Adequate gas and electric outlets;
(f) Adequate centrifuge;
(g) Adequate glassware and reagents;
(i) Adequate filing system;
(j) Current laboratory reference tests.
4.2. The following equipment maintained in good condition is also required for approval in syphilis serology.
(a) Serologic shaker and/or rotator; speed should be regularly checked;
(b) Adequate water bath facilities, with constant temperature control.
4.3. The following equipment should be readily available and maintained in good condition, for use by the laboratory:
(a) Hot air sterilizer of at least 18* x 14" x 14" i. d. or equivalent;
(b) Autoclave;
(c) Balance and weights of suitable accuracy;
(d) Still or demineralizer, properly operated.


W. Va. Code R. § 64-26-4

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