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The scope of the ISO/TC 212 technical committee involves standardization and guidance in the field of laboratory medicine and in vitro diagnostic test systems. The TC is futher subdivided into five working groups:
Working Group 1: Quality and competence in the medical laboratory
Working Group 2: Reference systems
Working Group 3: In vitro diagnostic products
Working Group 4: Microbiology and molecular diagnostics
Working Group 5: Laboratory Biorisk management
Our mission is to elevate the integrity of the medical diagnostic testing system by providing rigorous, objective, third-party evaluation according to International Standards. International Standards make things work safely and smoothly at every level
IQMH participates in the work of the International Organization of Standardization as a member of the ISO/TC212 WG1, the working group responsible for the review of the ISO 15189:2012 standard. IQMH’s accreditation requirements are based on ISO 15189:2012 Medical laboratories — Requirements for quality and competence and facilities accredited by IQMH may have valuable feedback to share with this ISO Working Group.
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