IAMQC Guide to reagent lot reports

12 Jun 2024

Explore this in-depth overview of the importance of tracking reagent lot variability in clinical laboratories. The note highlights the significance of evaluating new reagent lots to ensure consistent and accurate test results for patient care, emphasizing the impact of lot-to-lot variability on test results and patient outcomes, especially in immunoassays and tests used for long-term patient monitoring. It discusses the sources of reagent lot variability, such as changes in materials, storage, or calibration. Further, the note explains the process of building a Reagent Lot Report using IAMQC® software, detailing the structure of the report and the data displayed.