Laboratory Standardization: Lessons Learned and Practical Approaches

As the organizational structure of laboratories in limited-resource settings has evolved in response to the human immunodeficiency virus (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.

Capacity building, Quality Assurance

  • Sub-categories HIV/AIDS, Malaria, TB
  • Commodities Diagnostics
  • Latest update 2010
  • Version None
  • Developed by USAID | DELIVER PROJECT
  • When to use As the organizational structure of laboratories in limited-resource settings has evolved in response to the human immunodeficiency virus (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.
  • Languages English
  • Level of use Central, District, Facility, Regional
  • Form PDF document, 1.2 MB
  • Amount of training / TA required None
  • Inputs & outputs None
  • Cost Free
  • Advantages Consists of many country examples, includes a very detailed case study from Malawi
  • Limitations None
  • Availability PDF Only
  • Remarks
  • Downloadable files LabStand.pdf
    LabStand.pdf
  • Contact jsinfo@jsi.com
  • Submission date 2010-10-18 02:00:00