Coagulation laboratory tests
Quality assurance

Author: Jeremy Parsons, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 5 May 2016, last major update June 2012

Copyright: (c) 2002-2016,, Inc.

PubMed Search: Coagulation laboratory tests - quality assurance

Table of Contents
Definition / general
Cite this page: Quality assurance. website. Accessed October 18th, 2018.
Definition / general
  • Important to prevent laboratory errors
  • CLIA regulations require patient and control specimens be tested in duplicate only for manual coagulation tests, but not for automated tests
  • CLIA regulations require calibration and calibration verification procedures to substantiate continued accuracy throughout the laboratorys reportable range of test results