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New Standard on Evaluation on Commutability of Processed Samples

The CLSI document Evaluation of Commutability of Processed Samples; Approved Guideline—Third Edition (EP14-A3), which provides guidance for evaluating the commutability of processed samples by determining if they behave differently than unprocessed patient samples when two quantitative measurement procedures are compared. Learn more here.  

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EP05-A3 and EP15-A3 are now available!

EP05-A3 and EP15-A3 are now available!

Learn about EP05-A3 and EP15-A3!

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A New Approach to Quality Control: How Can Risk Management Help Labs?

When the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) finalized the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments regulations in 2003, many in the lab community expressed dissatisfaction with what was perceived as ambiguous and unscientific guidance on how to conduct quality control (QC). Read more here.

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CLSI Offers Online Workshop on IQCP Guidance From CMS

CLSI has released its first online workshop. EP23™ Online Workshop: Risk-Based Tools to Meet IQCP Requirements imparts the knowledge and skills necessary for the successful implementation of CLSI document EP23-A™—Laboratory Quality Control Based on Risk Management; Approved Guideline. Click here to read more.

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