Proficiency Testing

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 […]
September 6, 2021
Performance of in vitro devices against the Proficiency Testing, it’s the theme in a Workshop at the 2nd SBPC/ML Virtual Congress
A workshop promoted by Controllab will allow participants in the activity to access information that contributes to better decisions in their analytical processes On September 9, […]
September 1, 2021
Quality in clinical laboratories in times of pandemic is the theme of the 2nd Virtual Congress of SBPC/ML
Activity will bring discussions about analytical observations in Proficiency Testing for Covid-19, impacts of the pandemic on Accreditation Programs, learning and contributions of the pandemic in […]
August 24, 2021
Controllab discute desempenho dos sistemas em Workshop no 2° Congresso Virtual da SBPC/ML
Com o tema “Desempenho dos dispositivos in vitro frente ao Ensaio de Proficiência”, empresa promoverá workshop com comparação de desempenho dos sistemas, incluindo dados internacionais Abordando […]
August 23, 2021
Controllab participará da grade científica do 2º Congresso Virtual da SBPC/ML
Empresa contribuirá no tema “Qualidade nos laboratórios clínicos em tempos de pandemia”, falando sobre as observações analíticas identificadas no Ensaio de Proficiência para Covid-19 No dia […]
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 15, 2021
Controllab Launches Control for Molecular RDT
Largest provider of solutions for the quality control of Covid-19 exams, expands the portfolio with the Proficiency Testing for molecular results by Rapid Diagnostic Test (RDT)/Point […]
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 […]
March 1, 2021
Controllab Expands Quality Control of the Neutralizing Antibody Research to Covid-19
Aware of the movements in the diagnostic market for the exam, the company will provide Proficiency Testing for RDT/Point of Care (POC) in April In February […]
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 […]
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PRM 0009

Accreditation Cgcre/Inmetro - Certified Reference Material Producer

Controllab has been accredited as a Certified Reference Material Producer (MRC) since 2016 by Inmetro’s General Coordination for Accreditation (CGCRE), under the PMR 0009 number. The assessment of this conformity is carried out according to the requirements established in ABNT NBR standards ISO 17034 and Inmetro, thus ensuring competence for the production of MRCs, according to the Scope of Accreditation.
Cgcre is signatory to the Mutual Recognition Arrangements of the International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (ILAC) and Interamerican Accreditation Cooperation (IAAC).

CAL 0214

Accreditation Cgcre/Inmetro - Calibration Laboratory

In December 2002, the Calibration Laboratory was accredited by Inmetro’s General Coordination for Accreditation (CGCRE). With this recognition, it became an integral part of the Brazilian network of accredited laboratories, under nº214. Since then, it is periodically evaluated for the maintenance and/or extension of accreditation.

Cgcre is signatory to the Mutual Recognition Arrangements of the International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (ILAC) and Interamerican Accreditation Cooperation (IAAC).

PEP 0003

Accreditation Cgcre/Inmetro - Proficiency Test Provider

In September 2011, Controllab was accredited by Inmetro’s General Coordination for Accreditation (CGCRE) as a proficiency test provider, under nº PEP0003. Initially as part of a pilot project by Inmetro, this accreditation was based on ILAC G13: 2007 and included several clinical and hemotherapy tests. In the periodic evaluations of this accreditation, new segments and tests are included and the evaluation is now conducted according to ABNT NBR ISO/IEC 17043.

This accreditation attests to Controllab’s technical competence to develop and conduct proficiency tests in accordance with international requirements and enables it to be recognized in other countries, in accordance with mutual recognition agreements signed by Brazil in Mercosur, the Americas and Europe.

Cgcre is signatory to the Mutual Recognition Arrangements of the International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (ILAC) and Interamerican Accreditation Cooperation (IAAC).