Standardized protocols for medical laboratories

Kondro, Wayne
September 2009
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/1/2009, Vol. 181 Issue 5, pE75
Academic Journal
The article reports on the move of the Canadian Association of Pathologists to bring out voluntary national standards for quality assurance for clinical immunohistochemistry laboratories and pathologists in Canada. The association stated that patient care would be improved if the planned Best Practice Recommendations for Standardization of Immunohistochemistry tests will be adopted by provincial governments. It also argued that the standards would address problems related to Canadian pathology.


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