Valley Medical Laboratory is a CLIA-certified reference laboratory. CLIA stands for Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments and is a federal certification program overseen by the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services. CLIA certification ensures the quality and accuracy of laboratory testing performed on human specimens. It sets testing standards for the purpose of diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of disease. Being CLIA certified means that we operate a high-quality testing environment and that our test results are accurate and reliable.