IVD’s line of external controls can help your lab track the reliability of your assays. The use of these controls complies with the requirements of Good Laboratory Practice (GLP), CLIA, and various regulatory agencies overseeing the operations of clinical laboratories. Our products give you a convenient, reliable in-house method of evaluation to ensure your lab is achieving consistent, accurate results.
External controls should be used during clinical study site qualifications, product development and manufacturing, new product or testing method introductions and evaluations, and when participating in proficiency test programs.
How are external controls stored?
Storage required for serum controls is ≤ -15 ºC. Storage required for antigen controls is 2-8 ºC.