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Why Do We Send Paper Challenges?

The recently reviewed ISO 18159:2022 standard (Medical laboratories – Requirements for quality and competence) indicates that testing laboratories should participate in EQA programmes and that those EQA programmes should, to the extent possible, check the pre-examination, examination, and post-examination procedures.

Posted in Quality

Lab Quality Management and Antimicrobial Susceptibility Courses – Registration Opening in September, 2024

Our Laboratory Quality Management (LQM) and Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing (AST) courses, offered by POLQM, will be open for registration in September! Both courses will begin in January 2025. You can find more details on the POLQM website. (LQM Course |

Posted in Continuing Education

Congratulations Caleb Lee!

Our very own Senior Technologist Caleb Lee has won a prestigious award from UBC’s Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. The Outstanding Staff Award recognizes the contributions of “technicians and technologists whose outstanding performance enhances the mission of the Department

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