Wayne Dimech examines the quality - or lack thereof - of SARS-Cov-2 testing. Wayne Dimech is Executive Manager, Scientific and Business Relations at NRL, Australia (NRL) in Melbourne. He is a recognized expert in infectious disease serology and laboratory quality.
In the center of the COVID-19 storm in New York, Northwell health hospitals and laboratories worked swiftly to bring up testing. Dr. Sam Reichberg explains how it happened.
Continuing in our series of Sigma analysis of the leading diagnostic platforms, we turn our attention to the Abbott Alinity, and assess what goals can be achieved by this chemistry instrument.
MIOT Hospital becomes the first laboratory in India to achieve the Sigma Verification of Performance.
Taking some recent cobas 8000 data, we assess what goals can be achieved by one of the leading chemistry platforms.
CLIA has posted a proposed set of new quality requirements for proficiency testing. Here's what was listed in the Federal Register for public comment.
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.