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Publications and Resources developed by C-AQ


Patient-Based Real-Time Quality Control: Review and Recommendations
Tony Badrick, Andreas Bietenbeck, Mark A. Cervinski, Alex Katayev, Huub H. van Rossum, Tze Ping Loh
DOI: 10.1373/clinchem.2019.305482 Published July 2019

Quality of Management & Quality of Analysis. A Handbook for developing Countries.
This monograph provides guidance for quality management in medical laboratories, including quality assurance principles and quality control tools in pre-analytical, analytical and post-analytical processes and was jointly developed By C-CLM and C-AQ.

Recommendations for laboratory informatics specifications needed for the application of patient-based real time quality control.
Tze Ping Loh, Andreas Bietenbeck, Mark A Cervinski, Alex Katayev, Huub H van Rossum, Tony Badrick. Clin Chim Acta 2019; 495: 625-629.

Fundamentals for External Quality Assessment (EQA)

EQAP guidelines

This was prepared prior to the development of ISO 17043 and provides additional guidance appropriate for the competence of EQA providers for medical laboratories. 


Resource table of quality related documents

EQA set up checklist

Planning an EQA Scheme

Internal Quality Control (QC) for Medical Laboratories: An Introduction

Internal Quality Control: Best Practice

The Principles of External Quality Assurance 


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