In 2019 CLIA proposed a new set of quality requirements for proficiency testing. Here's what was listed in the Federal Register for public comment. UPDATED! July 11, 2022: new goals slated for implementation in 2024! There are 23 changes for the 2024 goals (from 2019) - highlighted in bold!!
In June 2022, the EFLM database began listing specifications for the extended allowable maximum measurement uncertainty. Now there is a formula to generate all the uncertainties you need..
A current comparison of Global Performance Specifications for Immunoassay Assays.
Standarization or Standarisation? Harmonization or Harmonisation? We seem to be headed toward a schism in performance specifications, rather than a consensus. Here's a current comparison of Global Performance Specifications for Chemistry Assays.
The Milan EFLM Task Finishing Groups on Biologic Variation have realized they may never be finished. So they have been converted into standing committees of the EFLM for European Biological Variation Study (EuBIVAS). The "Ricos Goals" are no more - Long Live The EFLM Goals!
It's 2022, do you know how good your hematology performance needs to be? Just as with chemistry and immunoassay, there's no general consensus, agreement or standardization. But here's a consolidated summary that reveals how large the discrepancies are.
One of the leading EQA programs of France is ProBioQual. They have their own set of EQA acceptance limits, which include some copied from the "Ricos goals" but most of them set through analysis of their own participant performance. How do these specifications compare to CLIA and Ricos TEa?