ABB Examination Dates
May 14, 2014
Red Rock Casino & Resort
Las Vegas, Nevada
May 31, 2014
Little Rock, Arkansas
Public Health Microbiology
and General Knowledge
October 17, 2014
Saint Louis, Missouri
An application must be completed to apply for certification through the American Board of Bioanalysis (ABB).All applications must be submitted in English and no handwritten applications will be accepted.
On the application you will be asked to check the certification that you are applying for:
If applying for HCLD or TS, select a minimum of one (1) of the following disciplines: andrology, embryology*, chemistry, diagnostic immunology, hematology, microbiology, molecular diagnostics, or public health microbiology.
*For an embryologist, there are two director certifications available, HCLD and ELD. HCLD certification qualifies you as a director under CLIA, whereas ELD certification does not. An HCLD in embryology can automatically qualify for ELD, but not vice versa. Refer to the ABB certification standards for details.
If applying for PHLD, select the Public Health Microbiology discipline.
If applying for BCLD, select a minimum of three (3) of the following disciplines: chemistry, diagnostic immunology, hematology, and microbiology or public health microbiology.