What is it about?

This manuscript describes how to develop a proficiency testing (quality control items) that can competently be used to assess performance of medical testing laboratories performing TB testing using the GeneXpert MTB/RIF or Ultra technology.

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Why is it important?

Many laboratories face difficult on how to authoritatively confirm that the results they are producing can independently be trusted.


The work in this publication can ably help national reference labs routinely check accuracy of results produced in their networks

Joel Kabugo
Supranational Reference Laboratory -SRL-Uganda

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This page is a summary of: Advancing proficiency testing for ultra in resource-limited settings using dried tube specimen: A study by SRL-Uganda, PLoS ONE, March 2023, PLOS,
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0282650.
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