Laboratory Standardization: Lessons Learned and Practical Approaches

Download this publicationAs the organizational structure of laboratories in limited-resource settings has evolved in response to HIV, tuberculosis, and other infectious diseases; and as more peripheral laboratories have become involved in providing routine testing, the need for laboratory standardization has become more pronounced. This paper provides a detailed definition and description of laboratory standardization, outlines the benefits, and offers some suggested approaches for implementing standardization in-country. JSI/ USAID | DELIVER Project, 2010.

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