TITLE

Nordic Immunohistochemical Quality Control

AUTHOR(S)
Vyberg, Mogens; Torlakovic, Emina; Seidal, Tomas; Risberg, Bjørn; Helin, Heikki; Nielsen, Søren
PUB. DATE
June 2005
SOURCE
Croatian Medical Journal;2005, Vol. 46 Issue 3, p368
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The use of immunohistochemistry by pathologists has been steadily, almost logarithmically increasing during the last decade. There is no scientific indication that this trend will reverse or slow down. At the same time, quality control issues have not followed this tempo. In particular, external quality control has been neglected. In 1999, nine Scandinavian laboratories established organization, Nordic Quality Control (NordiQC), to provide external quality control in immunohistochemistry for Denmark, Norway, Sweden, and Finland. This commentary briefly describes the work of this organization.
ACCESSION #
17268947

 

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