Traceability - the key to accurate laboratory results for patients

The biennial JCTLM workshop will be held in Paris on 2&3 December 2019.

  • Details of the programme are available here
  • Details of how to register and submit a poster are available here

The workshop will review recent developments in traceability in laboratory medicine and the impact that they are having on reducing between-method variability in the interests of better patient outcomes. The conference facilities at BIPM will be fully utilized with a record number of participants and a record number of poster presentations. For the first time the workshop includes parallel sessions in order to accommodate the expanding activity in this important area of laboratory medicine.

A report on the Workshop and a link to the presentations will appear in the next News update.

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The results from laboratory medicine tests influence a high percentage of all clinical decisions. The Joint Committee for Traceability in Laboratory Medicine (JCTLM) is working with many global partners to reduce between-method variability. The production and adoption of reference materials, reference methods and the establishment of reference laboratories are drivers for accurate patient results. JCTLM maintains a database of these higher order materials and methods. JCTLM also provides news and educational resources to increase an understanding of the importance of traceability in laboratory medicine.



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The biennial JCTLM workshop is being held at the BIPM in Sèvres, Paris on 1&2 December 2019. The workshop will review recent developments in traceability in laboratory medicine and the impact that they are having on reducing between-method variability in the interests of better patient outcomes. The conference facilities at BIPM will be fully utilized with a record number of participants and a record number of poster presentations. For the first time the workshop includes parallel sessions in order to accommodate the expanding activity in this important area of laboratory medicine.

A report on the Workshop and a link to the presentations will appear in the next News update.

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