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King Chulalonkorn Memorial Hospital Verification of Sigma Performance

King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital of Thailand has renewed its place in the Sigma Verification of Performance Program

Sigma Verification of King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital

Original Verification: January 15th, 2021
Duration of Verification: December 21st, 2021 through December 31st, 2022

 In 2021, King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital joined the Westgard Sigma Verification of Performance Program.

From their website:

 "King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital and the Thai Red Cross Society have served for over 100 years to improve wellness for Thai people, working through experienced, multidisciplinary teams. As part of this organization, the Department of Laboratory Medicine has unlimited ambition to prevent illnesses while providing patients and other service recipients with state-of-the-art instruments and techniques along with the best medical services. Recognizing the continuous growth in the world of healthcare, we are constantly working towards better qualities in our medical service regarding good diagnosis, treatment, monitoring, prognosis and prevention with approximately five million tests a year meeting medical standard at both regional and international levels."

Summary of Analyte Performance

Instrument performance in Chemistry and Urine were verified.

Chemistry Assay

Verified Alinity AC02208

Verified Alinity AI03544

Albumin

Six Sigma

-

Alkaline Phosphatase

Five Sigma

-

ALT

Four Sigma

-

Amylase

Six Sigma

-

AST

Six Sigma

-

Bilirubin, Direct

Six Sigma

-

Bilirubin, Total

Six Sigma

-

Calcium

Six Sigma

-

Chloride

Five Sigma

-

Cholesterol

Six Sigma

-

CO2

Six Sigma

-

Creatinine Kinase (CK)

Six Sigma

-

CK-MB, mass

-

Six Sigma

Creatinine

Six Sigma

-

GGT

Six Sigma

-

Glucose

Six Sigma

-

Haptoglobin

Six Sigma

-

HDL

Six Sigma

-

Hemoglobin A1C

Six Sigma

-

Lactate

Six Sigma

-

LDL

Six Sigma

-

LDH

Four Sigma

-

Magnesium

Six Sigma

-

Phosphorous

Six Sigma

-

Potassium

Six Sigma

-

Protein, Total

Six Sigma

-

Sodium

Five Sigma

-

Triglycerides

Six Sigma

-

Urea Nitrogen

Five Sigma

-

Uric Acid

Six Sigma

-

Urine assays also were verified:

Urine Assay

Verified Alinity AC02208

Albumin, U

Six Sigma

Calcium, U

Six Sigma

Chloride, U

Six Sigma

Creatinine, U

Six Sigma

Glucose, U

Six Sigma

Phosphorous, U

Six Sigma

Potassium, U

Six Sigma

Protein, U

Six Sigma

Sodium, U

Six Sigma

Urea N, U

Six Sigma

Uric, U

Six Sigma

Finally, a few immunoassays were verified:

Immunoassays

Verified Alinity AI03544

HCG

Six Sigma

T4, Free

Five Sigma

TSH

Six Sigma

Troponin

Four Sigma

Six Sigma: World Class Quality. Possible to use 3s to 3.5s limits and a minimum of controls

Five Sigma: Excellent Quality. Possible to use 3s limits or a 1:3s/2:2s/R:4s Westgard Rule

Four Sigma: Good Quality. Possible to use 1:3s/2:2s/R:4s/4:1s Westgard Rule

 Visual Summary of Performance of King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital Lab

 2022 King Chula Sigma re VP NMEDX1

2022 King Chula Sigma re VP NMEDX2 

2022 King Chula Sigma re VP NMEDX3

2022 King Chula Sigma re VP NMEDX4

Congratulations again to King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital and their staff.

 

 

 

 

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