External quality assessment schemes for clinical chemistry
The WHO EQAS for clinical chemistry covers approximately 86 laboratories in 62 WHO Member States. It is distributed by the WHO Collaborating Centre based within the UK National External Quality Assessment Scheme (UKNEQAS) located at Wolfson EQA Laboratory, Birmingham, UK.
Basic laboratory tests are essential for monitoring the patients infected with HIV that may or may not be on anti-retroviral therapy.
The basic analytes include: Sodium, Potassium, Chloride, Urea, Glucose, Calcium, Phosphate, Iron, Urate, Creatinin, Bilirubin, Protein, Albumin, Cholesterol, AST & ALT.
WHO Collaborating Centre web sites
Circonstances et modalités d’utilisation des tests d’infection récente pour estimer l’incidence de l’infection à HIV au niveau d’une population.
When and how to use assays for recent infection to estimate HIV incidence at a population level
HIV Rapid Assays: Operational Characteristics Report 16
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