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Title: The conduct of quality control and quality assurance testing for PoCT outside the laboratory
Authors: Gill, Janice P
Shephard, Mark Douglas
Keywords: Public health
Health care
Point-of-Care testing
Quality assurance
Issue Date: 2010
Publisher: Australasian Association of Clinical Biochemists
Citation: Gill, J. and Shephard, M.D.S., 2010. The conduct of quality control and quality assurance testing for PoCT outside the laboratory. Clinical Biochemist Reviews, 31, 81-84.
Abstract: Within pathology laboratories, quality assessment, internal quality control (QC) and external quality assurance (EQA) are integral components of a laboratory’s quality system. They are tools to ensure that the quality of results being produced by laboratory testing will not compromise the clinical care of the patient. This criterion applies equally when the testing environment changes from the laboratory to the point of care, and the large laboratory instrument becomes a smaller device.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2328/26488
ISSN: 0159-8090
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