Internal Quality Controls (IQC)

QC Data Management Solution

A QC data management tool for compliance, participation in the Unity Interlaboratory Program, and statistical process control with audit trails

Expert QC Data Management Solution for Desktop Users

-Facilitate compliance under CLIA and ISO 15189
-Improve real-time bench and supervisor QC data review
-Implements best QC rules when used with Westgard Advisor
-Runs validation with comprehensive audit trails
-Provides advanced charts and reports for data analysis
-Reduces non-essential retests with Analytical Goal options
-Uploads QC data points from an LIS, middleware or instrument (optional)
-RiLiBÄK module available to comply with German regulations
-GOST module available to comply with Russian regulations

Quality Control Products

Immunoassay Controls
Controls that enable monitoring the precision of immunoassays, including routine and specialty immunoassay, therapeutic drugs, hypertension, fertility, tumor markers, bone markers and endocrine markers (catecholamines)

Therapeutic Drug Monitoring Controls
Human based controls covering a wide variety of analytes at subtherapeutic, therapeutic and elevated levels to monitor the precision of therapeutic drug testing procedures

Serum Chemistry Controls
Choose from assayed and unassayed controls suitable for monitoring precision of both general and special serum chemistry tests. 2D Barcodes with Vista values now available for Liquid Assayed Multiqual Control at www.myeinserts.com

Urine Chemistry Controls
Controls with a range of analytes, including pregnancy markers and Microalbumin, to monitor the precision of a variety of general and specific urine chemistry testing methods

Urinalysis Controls
Products offering optional peer group reports for use as urinalysis controls to evaluate the precision of dipstick and microscopic testing procedures

Cardiac Assessment Controls
For monitoring the precision of cardiac assessment assays, select from liquid controls for Troponin and more that cover a wide range of values for Core Laboratory and Point of Care Systems

Immunology/Protein Quality Controls
QC products designed to monitor the precision of proteins and other analyte test methods, including markers for allergy and autoimmune diseases

Diabetes/Hemoglobin Controls
Use these human whole blood based controls to assess the assay precision in various instruments for diabetes monitoring and measurement of hemoglobin variants

Coagulation Controls
For coagulation testing, Bio-Rad offers a coagulation control, a hemostasis control, and a D-dimer control suitable for most instruments

Hematology Controls
For monitoring the precision of hematology test procedures, these controls contain blood parameters at various levels

Blood Gas Controls
Several controls are offered to monitor the precision of the laboratory’s measurement of pH, blood gases and a variety of other analytes in blood

Drugs-of-Abuse Controls
A comprehensive family of multi-analyte, human urine controls designed to monitor the precision of screening, semi-quantitative, and confirmatory drugs-of-abuse test procedures

Specialty Controls
Specialty controls to monitor the precision of test procedures for drugs, lead, metals and volatiles in urine or blood as well as bone markers, and endocrine markers (catecholamines)

Infectious Disease Controls
A broad selection of controls designed to monitor assay precision of hepatitis, retrovirus, sexually transmitted disease, congenital disease, and other infectious disease testing

Unity Interlab Program

The Unity Interlaboratory Program provides reports on the reliability and precision of test systems and helps improve laboratory analytical performance — over 29,000 peers with data generated from more than 50,000 instruments in over 90 countries

Westgard Advisor

Automatic QC rules selection engine to improve laboratory test quality

-Recommend and automatically applies best QC rules with patented technology
-Easy step-by-step automatic rule selection capabilities
-Reduce false rejections and desensitization to false error flags
-Save time and money by reducing unnecessary repeats and troubleshooting
-Improve laboratory test quality with optimally selected QC rules
-Available as an optional module with Unity QC data management solutions