This is a companion article to the feature, “Peer-Reporting Programs for Lab Quality.”
Many instrument manufacturers and suppliers of quality control materials provide interlaboratory peer-reporting programs for their clients. Following is a sampling of such service providers, with links to their websites.
Bio-Rad Unity Interlaboratory Program:
Instrumentation Laboratory Accutrak Quality Control Program:
Quantimetrix Quantrol QC:
Randox Acusera Laboratory Quality Control Program:
Siemens Healthineers QC Management:
This is but a sample of the resources available to laboratories. Depending on a laboratory’s affiliations with instrument manufacturers and quality control providers, a lab may be able to select from several different organizations that offer comparable programs.