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JCTLM Database Working Group (JCTLM-DBWG)

Chair: Dr Gary Myers

Vice-Chairs:

  • Dr Heinz Schimmel (IRMM)
  • Dr Karen W. Phinney (NIST)
  • Dr Qinde Liu (HSA)

The JCTLM Database Working Group is charged with establishing a process for identifying, reviewing and publishing lists of:

  • available higher order certified reference materials,
  • higher order reference measurement procedures, and
  • reference measurement services of laboratories.

This information is essential for industries establishing traceability in compliance with the European Commission Directive for in vitro Diagnostics (1998).

Analyte Group 1:

Vice-Chair: Dr Qinde Liu (HSA)

Review Teams:

Analyte Group 2:

Analyte Group 3:

Vice-Chair: Dr Karen W. Phinney (NIST)

Review Teams:

Since 2003 the IFCC provides a proficiency testing system for reference laboratories in support of the requirement for being or remaining listed in the JCTLM Database. This IFCC RELA EQAS meets the requirements described in sections 6.4.13 and 7 of the procedure document WG2-P-02, addressing the requirements for suitable proficiency testing providers at the international level.

Detailed information including a Procedure Manual is available at:

For further information please contact:

    Dr Anja Kessler
    Reference Institute for Bioanalytics (RfB)
    Friesdorfer Stra?e 153
    53175 Bonn
    Germany

  JCTLM: Upcoming meetings
4–5 December 2017: JCTLM Members' and Stakeholders' Meeting
6 December 2017: JCTLM Database Working Group Meeting
6 December 2017: JCTLM TEP WG Meeting
7–8 December 2017: JCTLM Executive Committee Meeting

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