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NEW ICSH Guidance

ICSH guidance for internal quality control policy for blood cell counters

Richard McCafferty  |  George Cembrowski  |  Barbara de la Salle  | Mingting Peng  |  Eloisa Urrechaga

The International Council for Standardization in Haematology set out to review practices for internal quality control (IQC) of blood cell counters worldwide and to issue a consensus guidance.  The ICSH os pleased to announce it is available online -

Report of the International Council for Standardization in Haematology working group for standardization of reticulocyte parameters

Amrom E. Obstfeld | Bruce H. Davis | Jin-Yeong Han | Eloisa Urrechaga

The International Council for Standardization in Haematology convened a working group to assess and propose improvements upon the state of
standardization and harmonization of reticulocyte parameters among commercial hematology analyzers.....continued -
NEW ICSH Guidance
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International Council for Standardisation in Haematology recommendations on fibrinogen assays, thrombin clotting time and related tests in the investigation of bleeding disorders

Authors: Ian Mackie, Alessandro Casini, Marlien Pieters, Rajiv Pruthi, Chris Reilly-Stitt, Atsuo Suzuki.

Prepared on behalf of the ICSH by an international working group of clinicians and scientists. The document focuses on tests and assays used for the assessment of fibrinogen function, particularly in the scenario of bleeding disorders.
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International Council for Standardization in Haematology Guidance for New Lot Verification of Coagulation Reagents, Calibrators, and Controls

Lead by Robert C Gosselin, This guideline has been written on behalf of  the ICSH to provide the framework and provisional guidance for
clinical laboratories for evaluating and verifying the performance of new lot reagents used for coagulation testing. 
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