The Wisconsin State Laboratory of Hygiene provides more than 25 clinical proficiency testing
programs on a statewide, national, and international basis.
Expression Analysis, a genetics testing/analysis company, offers the only proficiency testing
program for gene expression microarrays.
Two years later, the society extended its involvement by introducing a pilot proficiency testing
program for these laboratories.
It is our goal to work together with TeleDevelopment to establish the Ordinate tests as the standard for English speaking proficiency testing
in call centers and BPOs throughout the Philippines.
Hawaii, on the other hand, can require any laboratory to perform proficiency testing
but has not yet done so.
The A2LA is a non-profit, public service, membership society dedicated to the formal recognition of competent testing and calibration laboratories, inspection bodies, proficiency testing
providers and reference material producers.
I and seven other consulting medical technologists in our organization have helped numerous laboratories cope with quality control, proficiency testing
, preventive maintenance, and continuing education.
Following pilot testing, we will be able to offer states and school districts nationwide a fully comprehensive, NCLB-compliant language proficiency testing
system ready for Spring 2005 testing.
Technical competence of personnel, proficiency testing
In addition to accreditation by the NFSTC and the AABB, Sorenson Genomics validates its Y chromosome and identity products through participation in the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Standard Reference Materials, and its parentage testing through the College of American Pathologists (CAP) Proficiency Testing
According to the council, the workshop was part of its proficiency testing
programme, which aims to improve the efficiency of dedicated laboratories across Abu Dhabi.
There are proficiency testing
schemes commercially available for hundreds of analytes from the ten Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)-approved proficiency testing
(PT) provider vendors--yet there are thousands of different types of laboratory analyses occurring daily.