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DAkkS

Accreditation for parentage testing according to ISO 17025:2018(link to certificate – D-PL-13048-01-00) for forensic genetics. We therefore fully comply with the requirements of the Genetic Diagnostics Act, which will make such accreditation mandatory from 2011.


DGAB – Proficiency tests – 2x annual proficiency tests with 3 personal samples and calculation of a biostatistical task

Galantos Genetics regularly and successfully participates in the proficiency tests of the German Society for Pedigree Evaluation (DGAB).
(PDF) Certificates 2009 – 2020: See below for current certificate. The guideline of the Genetic Diagnostics Commission for the “Requirements for the performance of genetic analyses to clarify parentage and for the qualification of medical and non-medical experts” stipulates that the institution must participate in external quality assurance measures (interlaboratory comparisons) twice a year for all analytical procedures used (see III.11.2 of the guideline). In addition, the responsible sector committee of the German Accreditation Body (DAkkS ) requires participation in two biostatistics proficiency tests per year. The results of the proficiency tests are certified and discussed at the DGAB annual meetings.


DGAB – Further training as a pedigree expert

DGAB pedigree experts
Specialist parentage assessor DGAB “Version 2.3 (02.05.2012)
Test number 0501/2013 Dr. Ulrike Schacker
Test number 0502/2016 Cora Schneider Graduate biologist


Gednap – German DNA profiling – once a year proficiency test with 3 personal samples and 4 trace samples

The Trace Commission is a joint commission of forensic medicine and forensic science institutes in Germany. The trace evidence commission is responsible for the annual GEDNAP trace evidence ring tests for quality control in forensic trace evidence and DNA analysis. Galantos Genetics participates in these proficiency tests in addition to the proficiency tests required for accreditation.


Health made in Germany

Galantos participates in the Export Initiative for the German Healthcare Industry.



Galantos is Zeiss Microscopy Silver Partner in the field of forensics

Galantos Genetics is Silver Partner ZEISS Microscopy






Accreditation certificate from Deutsche Akkreditierungsstelle GmbH in the field of forensics

Accreditation certificate from Deutsche Akkreditierungsstelle GmbH in the field of forensics

Annex to the accreditation SOP List of test procedures



Every year, the Galantos Genetics laboratory takes part in the proficiency tests of the German Society for Parentage Testing DGAB (Prof. Dr. rer nat Max P. Baur; President: Prof. Dr. rer. nat Peter Bugert) and the proficiency tests of the German DNA Profiling Group GEDNAP to confirm the high quality of sample processing:

2022

  • German Society for Parentage Testing DGAB proficiency testing

  • German Society for Ancestry Assessment DGAB Biostatistics

  • Trace Commission GEDNAP proficiency test for DNA typing of forensic traces and reference samples passed

  • GEDNAP Trace Commission passes round robin test for trace characterization
  • Certificate-DGAB round robin test 2022a;
    Certificate-DGAB round robin test 2022b;
    Certificate DGAB-Biostatistics A;
    Certificate DGAB-Biostatistics B;

    2021

  • German Society for Parentage Testing DGAB proficiency testing

  • German Society for Ancestry Assessment DGAB Biostatistics

  • Trace Commission GEDNAP proficiency test for DNA typing of forensic traces and reference samples passed

  • GEDNAP Trace Commission passes round robin test for trace characterization
  • Certificate-DGAB round robin test 2021a;
    Certificate-DGAB round robin test 2021b;
    Certificate GEDNAP round robin test 62;
    Certificate-GEDNAP trace samples 62;

    You can find older certificates in our archive