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Laboratory INVITRO Sigma Verification of Performance

INVITRO Laboratories has become the first (and largest) private laboratory in Russia to achieve the Verification of Performance. (Sigma VP). More than 45 analytes of two of their chemistry instruments were verified.

INVITRO Laboratories - Sigma Verification of Performance

Verification: September 27th, 2016
Duration of Verification: September 27th, 2016 through October 31st, 2017

In October, Westgard QC was pleased to verify the performance of more than 45 assays at INVITRO, the largest private medical company in Russia.

 INVITRO announcement

INVITRO has 9 modern labs and owns the biggest network in Eastern Europe with over 900 medical offices in Russia, Ukrain, Kazakhstan, and Belarus. It was the first laboratory in Russia to obtain ISO 15189:2012 certification and ISO 9001:2011 (ISO 9001:2008). It participates in international external quality assurance programs that include FSVOK (Russia), EQAS - USA, and RIQAS - UK.

This pilot verification assessed the performance of two of their main core laboratory biochemistry instruments, the c8000 mid-volume chemistry analyzer and  the c16000 high volume chemistry analyzer

List of analytes verified

  • Alkaline Phosphatase (both instruments)
  • ALT (both instruments)
  • Amylase (both instruments)
  • AST (both instruments)
  • Bilirubin, Direct (both instruments)
  • Bilirubin, Total (both instruments)
  • Calcium (both instruments)
  • Chloride (both instruments)
  • Cholesterol, HDL (both instruments)
  • Cholesterol, LDL (c8000, not run on c16000)
  • Cholesterol, Total (both instruments)
  • CK (Creatine Kinase) (both instruments)
  • Creatinine (both instruments)
  • GGT (Gamma Glutamyltransferase) (both instruments)
  • Glucose (both instruments)
  • Iron (both instruments)
  • LD (Lactate Dehydrogenase) (both instruments)
  • Lipase (c8000, not run on c16000)
  • Magnesium (both instruments)
  • Phosphorous (both instruments)
  • Potassium (both instruments)
  • Protein, Total, Serum (both instruments)
  • Triglycerides (both instruments)
  • Uric Acid (both instruments)

Performance of INVITRO

2016 INVITRO c16000 NMEDX

2016 INVITRO c8000 NMEDX



Congratulations to INVITRO on their accomplishment.

INVITRO Verification

Sten Westgard, MS, pictured here with INVITRO founder and Chairman of the Board, Alexander Ostrovskiy.

 INVITRO Elena Kondrashova

Pictured here on the right is Elena Kondrasheva, Laboratory Director.

Tags: Sigma VP, Six Sigma

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