Proficiency Testing

January 16, 2023
Know essential aspects to implement the Proficiency Testing in the laboratory
Analytical quality assessment tool, also known as External Control, has more effective use in the laboratory if some attributes are considered To produce reliable and consistent […]
November 28, 2022
Pesquisa em Citometria de Fluxo HPN contribui para evolução do programa de qualidade
Controllab convida os profissionais para colaborar com informações dessas rotinas e participar do aprimoramento do Ensaio de Proficiência  A Hemoglobinúria Paroxística Noturna (HPN) é uma doença […]
October 31, 2022
Meningitis: increase in the number of cases and identification of outbreaks set the alert on
Experts reinforce that vaccination is the greatest weapon against the disease, which can also be controlled with quick and accurate diagnoses In the last few weeks, […]
October 28, 2022
Legionella bacteria cause pneumonia outbreak in Argentina
Cases registered in the neighboring country show the importance of rapid and accurate diagnosis In September, the Argentine Ministry of Health identified an outbreak of bilateral […]
October 7, 2022
Controllab extends Monkeypox Proficiency Testing to veterinary routine
An initiative launched to assess the reliability of analyzes and implementation of routines to detect the virus in humans is extended to companion animals. First round […]
August 23, 2022
Controllab helps laboratories in the routine of Epidemiological Surveillance
In a recent publication, the Brazilian Ministry of Health reinforced the guidelines regarding the need to intensify laboratory and epidemiological surveillance to control the spread of […]
August 19, 2022
First Proficiency Testing for Monkeypox takes place in September
Laboratories in Brazil and other countries have already confirmed their participation to assess the reliability of the analyzes and the implementation of routines.  The laboratory segment […]
August 3, 2022
Controllab launches Proficiency Testing for Monkeypox virus and helps the diagnostic sector
In the midst of the spread of the disease, participating in the Proficiency Testing is essential for the reliability of the analyzes and evaluation of the […]
January 19, 2022
Controllab announces news to boost laboratory marketing
The company started 2022 with updates for its users. The documents that show the commitment of the laboratory to proficiency testing were reformulated to support laboratory […]
October 26, 2021
Norovirus: the importance of assertive laboratory reports
Regular participation in interlaboratory comparisons demonstrates the reliability of the report and the virus identification routine Responsible for infecting more than 700 million people around the […]
October 11, 2021
Controllab will be present at the 11th Brazilian Congress of Metrology
The company will participate in a round table with the theme “Metrological traceability of laboratory tests in perspective”, bringing discussions with experts from different entities.
September 27, 2021
Controllab launches more controls for sequencing tests
Estruturada conforme os critérios da ISO/IEC 17043, a rodada piloto está prevista para novembro e contemplará Ensaio de Proficiência para mapear o genoma viral de diferentes […]
August 1, 2021
Portfolio expansion consolidates Controllab among the largest providers
The company stands out as a full solution operating in several segments, serving from human to environmental analysis. Throughout its trajectory of more than 40 years, […]
July 20, 2021
The importance of distinguishing epithelial cells in routine
Controllab participates in an article published from a pioneering research with Brazilian laboratories, aiming to expand knowledge on the subject and encourage the continuing education of […]
July 12, 2021
Controllab participa da comemoração dos 70 anos do LACEN/SC
O Laboratório Central de Saúde Pública de Santa Catarina (LACEN/SC) completa 70 anos em 2021 e, para celebrar esse período, diversas atividades estão em curso O […]
June 22, 2021
Controllab expands portfolio for neonatal screening in August
Those interested in participating in the pilot round can sign up for participation until July 23rd “Neonatal heel prick” is the popular name given to the […]
June 14, 2021
Giardia and Legionella Research Proficiency Testing to take place in July
Microbiological laboratories may signal interest in the pilot round to assess the accuracy of the techniques and inputs applied in the tests for the water matrix […]
June 8, 2021
Controllab launches controls for genetic sequencing tests
Those interested in participating in the pilot round, structured according to the criteria of ISO/IEC 17043, can sign up for participation until June 18 As technology […]
May 31, 2021
Controllab amplia o Ensaio de Proficiência para análises físico-químicas do mel
A rodada piloto dos novos ensaios acontecerá em julho e foi estruturada conforme as diretrizes da ISO/IEC 17043 Entre os produtos apícolas, destaca-se o mel, que […]
March 10, 2021
Controllab enriches quality control with SARS-CoV2 variants
To guarantee the reliability of the laboratory reports that carry out the diagnosis of Covid-19, from April, the Proficiency Testing for Molecular Biology of SARS-CoV2 will […]
February 22, 2021
The importance of having accredited companies
Accredited companies convey a commitment to quality, credibility and reliability in the services offered A method of evaluation and certification, which seeks, through requirements and standards, […]
February 2, 2021
Proficiency Testing: reliability for the analytical performance of laboratories
Muito além da obrigação legislativa, Ensaio de Proficiência é fundamental no processo de melhoria contínua do laboratório. Procurar um novo caminho nas decisões de melhoria do […]
January 26, 2021
Proficiency Testing for Research on Neutralizing Antibodies for Covid-19
A pioneer in the quality control initiatives for SARS-CoV2, Controllab – the country’s largest proficiency provider, launched in February the Proficiency Testing for Research on Neutralizing […]
December 1, 2020
SARS-CoV2: more safety for the food chain with new proficiency test
The discussion about the contamination of Covid-19 in food imports has motivated countries to demand tests from their suppliers. Having the test proficiency proven adds security […]
November 10, 2020
Controllab launches external control for the detection of SARS-CoV2 in food
Pioneer in quality control for Covid-19, Controllab will carry out in December the Proficiency Test for testing by molecular methods in matrices simulating meat, meat products […]
October 19, 2020
How the SARS-CoV2 Proficiency Test assists the diagnostic industry
The information generated by the Proficiency Test contributes to the improvement of laboratories, helps kit manufacturers and benefits the whole society. In the current Covid-19 pandemic […]
October 1, 2020
Controllab releases 2nd interlaboratory report for SARS-CoV2 methods
Laboratories participating in the Proficiency Test for Covid-19 carried out yet another study that contributes valuable information to the diagnostics sector. Controllab – the largest provider […]
September 30, 2020
Proficiency Test accredited for SARS-CoV2 adds value to the laboratory
Controllab was accredited by Cgcre of Inmetro (PEP 003) for the main Covid-19 methods. All tests offered follow the criteria of ISO/IEC 17043. Ensuring the quality […]
September 25, 2020
Segundo relatório interlaboratorial para Covid-19 será discutido em Workshop da Controllab
Especialistas da Controllab discutem os resultados da segunda avaliação do Ensaio de Proficiência para o novo Coronavírus no 1º Congresso Virtual SBPC/ML. No dia 29 de […]
September 16, 2020
Controllab is accredited for the main Covid-19 methods
Agility, pioneering spirit and commitment to the laboratories made the provider achieve more recognition. Controllab achieved yet another recognition: the accreditation of the Proficiency Test for […]
September 14, 2020
Controllab Workshop will address relevance of interlaboratory performance for Covid-19
The event is an opportunity to share experiences and information observed in the Proficiency Test for the new Coronavirus. The 1st Virtual Congress of the Brazilian […]
August 18, 2020
Covid-19: Controllab expands its portfolio with saliva matrix
A pioneer in quality control initiatives for SARS-CoV2, Controllab – the largest proficiency provider in the country, launched in September the Quality Control for Covid-19 in […]
June 16, 2020
Covid-19: Controllab and SBPC/ML guide interpretation of report from the first interlaboratory
On June 9, the report of the first Proficiency Test (PE) carried out in Brazil for SARS-CoV2 was published, an initiative of Controllab in association with […]
June 4, 2020
SARS-CoV2: Controllab congratulates laboratories on pioneering Proficiency Test done in partnership with SBPC/ML
Since the beginning of the pandemic, organizations have been challenged in their routines. The laboratories, in the midst of these adjustments and adaptations of the teams, […]
May 20, 2020
Solutions for quality control in the analysis of the Covid-19
In order to contribute to the validation of these tests, whose reliability has been the subject of discussions, quality control is a fundamental ally. See more […]
April 6, 2020
Quality control, an ally of the laboratory in the period of adaptations to COVID-19
To protect the population during the period of spread of the new coronavirus, isolation measures are necessary, often moving away from more experienced or strategic professional […]
April 2, 2020
Automation Hematology Program includes assessment for Alinity systems
Laboratory quality control programs of Controllab for hematology analysis in automated systems include Alinity systems and provide comparison between laboratories of users of this system. Participating […]