ISO 22870:2006
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Point-of-care testing (POCT) -- Requirements for quality and competence


ISO 22870:2006 gives specific requirements applicable to point-of-care testing and is intended to be used in conjunction with ISO 15189. The requirements of ISO 22870:2006 apply when POCT is carried out in hospital, clinic and by a healthcare organization providing ambulatory care. It can be applied to transcutaneous measurements, the analysis of expired air, and in vivo monitoring of physiological parameters.

Patient self-testing in a home or community setting is excluded, but elements of ISO 22870:2006 can be applicable.


  • Document published on: 2006-02-01
    Edition: 1 (Monolingual) ICS: 03.120.10; 11.100.01
    Status: Published Stage: 90.92 (2016-04-01)
    TC/SC: ISO/TC 212 Number of Pages: 11
  • Revised by: ISO 22870

  • No corrigenda or amendments available

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