Bioanalyst Law and Legal Definition

Bioanalyst is a person who does clinical laboratory practice.

Following is an example of a state statute defining the term:

"clinical laboratory bioanalyst" or "bioanalyst" means a person licensed under Section 1260 to engage in clinical laboratory practice and direction of a clinical laboratory. A person licensed as a clinical laboratory bioanalyst or bioanalyst and qualified under CLIA may perform clinical laboratory tests or examinations classified as of high complexity under CLIA and the duties and responsibilities of a laboratory director, technical consultant, clinical consultant, technical supervisor, and general supervisor, as specified under CLIA, in the specialties of histocompatibility, microbiology, diagnostic immunology, chemistry, hematology, immunohematology, genetics, or other specialty or subspecialty specified in regulations adopted by the department. A person licensed as a clinical laboratory bioanalyst or bioanalyst may perform any clinical laboratory test or examination classified as waived or of moderate complexity under CLIA. [Cal Bus & Prof Code § 1203.]