Vcare participates in Internal and External Quality Assessment (EQA) Program of Bio-Rad Laboratories USA, used by more than 23,000 laboratories in over 105 countries worldwide. External Quality Assessment (EQA) is an essential aspect of any laboratory operation providing labs with a means of assessing their analytical performance compared to other laboratories utilizing the same methods and instruments.

The main functions include:
 
  • Maintaining and improving analytical quality
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  • Improving inter-laboratory agreement thus raising standards
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  • Detecting equipment failures, identifying reagent problems, reviewing staff training
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  • Initiating and evaluating corrective actions
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  • Comparing different analytical methods
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