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AAB Membership

Current Member Renewal

Follow the appropriate link below to renew your membership. You will have the option to enroll in special interest groups, review your contact information, and pay your membership dues through AAB's secure site.

Renewal: AAB, AMS, and Supporting

Renewal: Sustaining

Renewal: NILA (

New Member Enrollment:

To join online over AAB's secure site, click on the type of membership you are interested in and follow the directions for filling out the online membership application.  See the bottom of this page for a membership application that can be printed and mailed or faxed to the AAB office. See below for details on the classes and benefits of AAB membership.

New Enrollment: AAB, AMS, and Supporting

New Enrollment: Sustaining

New Enrollment: NILA (

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Committed to Excellence in Laboratory Services  

AAB provides its members with a broad range of services and activities and is the primary legislative advocate for the non-physician laboratory director and the community clinical laboratory, particularly in matters pertaining to CLIA, OSHA, Medicare, and Medicaid. 

AAB is actively involved in monitoring legislation affecting community laboratories, informing members about new developments in the field, and helping members deal with the complexities of rapidly changing technology and operating methods.

Click to see AAB Membership Benefits 

Categories of AAB Membership: 
Special Interest Groups

AAB has formed three special interest groups, the AAB College of Reproductive Biology (CRB) for andrologists and embryologists, the AAB Environmental Biology and Public Health Section (EBPH) for individuals involved in the testing of microbial contamination of indoor air and in issues facing public health laboratories, and the National Independent Laboratory Association (NILA) for individuals interested in sharing business and technical expertise and focusing on legislative and regulatory issues facing the laboratory industry. 

Membership in the CRB or the EBPH is FREE to AAB members in good standing.  If you are joining AAB as a new member, you can join CRB or EBPH by checking the box provided on the AAB application.  If you are already an AAB member in good standing and would like to join CRB or EBPH, fill out the appropriate application - CRB Application or EBPH Application.

Membership in NILA is open to community clinical laboratories with annual gross revenues less than $1 billion. NILA membership dues are $1000 per year, which entitles the member laboratory to two individual voting representative, who must be executive officers of the laboratory.  (NILA application.)

 Printable Membership Applications: 

An application can be printed if you are interested in becoming a member of AAB, but do not want to join online.  Return the application to the AAB office in one of the following ways:

  • Fax: Fill out the application form with your credit card information and dial AAB's 24-hour fax number - 314-241-1449.
  • Mail:  Fill out the application form and mail with applicable payment to AAB, 906 Olive Street, Suite 1200, Saint Louis, MO 63101-1448.