Quality assurance in Clinical Microbiology is subject at the Brazilian Congress.

Quality assurance in Clinical Microbiology is subject at the Brazilian Congress.

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Activity will bring discussion on method verification and validation, as external quality control contributes to laboratory improvement and production and conservation of reference strains

On October 22, Controllab will participate in the round table with the subject “Quality Assurance in Clinical Microbiology” (MR 01) at the Brazilian Congress of Microbiology. The event will be held by the Brazilian Society of Microbiology and will offer a program with national and international speakers of high scientific quality.

In the 31st edition of the congress, the speaker who will represent Controllab will be Shirley Lima, Microbiology manager and will discuss the “Production and conservation of reference strains”.

The activity will start at 2:00pm and will focus on the area of ​​Clinical Microbiology and Hospital Infection. The round table will be coordinated by Elizabeth de Andrade Marques (University of the State of Rio de Janeiro).

Quality assurance: Why participate in the round table?

For those seeking an update on quality assurance in Clinical Microbiology, this will be an opportunity to exchange knowledge and experiences for the participants.

Check out the schedule of the activity:

Theme Speaker
Verification and validation of method Carmen Paz Oplustil

Clinical Format – Projects in Diagnostic Medicine

How external quality control contributes to the improvement of the Laboratory Cássia Maria Zoccoli

Santa Luzia Medical Laboratory

Production and conservation of reference strains Shirley Maria da Silva Lima Controllab – Quality Control for Laboratories

Knowing about the production and conservation of certified reference strains will give users even more confidence when applying this important tool in their routines. Besides being a requirement in standards, audits, accreditation and inspections, these strains are essential to guarantee the quality of microbiological results.

The congress will be 100% online and the activity will take place on Friday, October 22, from 2:00pm to 03:30pm in room 01. The content will be divided into three blocks, which attribute dynamism and diversity of knowledge to those registered.

Registration closes on October 20th and can be done by clicking on this link. Participate!

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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.

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 - Control Laboratory

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).