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2016 EQALM Symposium

2016 EQALM Symposium, Barcelona, Spain, 13-14 October, 2016


The Road to Perfect EQA

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Session 1: Traceability    
Traceability in laboratory medicine – current status  -- Jonathan Middle
Effect of traceability – example from an EQA provider  PDF Paul Franck
Results of questionnaire on traceability  PDF Piet Meijer
Session 2: Adam Uldall Lecture    
Elements of analytical quality – a historical review  PDF Per Hyltoft Petersen
Session 3: The Perfect EQA Scheme; How might we achieve this?    
The road to a perfect EQA programme  PDF Christa Cobbaert
What is commutability and how can it be examined?  PDF Finlay MacKenzie
The use of target values in EQA  PDF Anja Kessler
The importance of reagent lot registration in EQA  PDF Anne Stavelin
Session 4: The members' session    
Commutable serum with Reference values, impact on standardization  PDF Beatriz Boned and Emma Ventura
Interpretation of EQA results and EQA-based trouble shooting  PDF Gunn Kristensen
Session 5: Selected presentations from abstracts    
First Belgian national EQA for special stains in histopathology  -- Vanessa Ghislain
Anti-viral and antiretroviral drugs assays: results of five years EQAS  -- Anne Vassault
Peer groups with few participants: Novel robust approach for assigned values based on a mixed linear model and ISO 13528 algorithms  -- Christian Blaeul


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