ISO 22870:2016 Preview

Point-of-care testing (POCT) -- Requirements for quality and competence

ISO 22870:2016 gives specific requirements applicable to point-of-care testing and is intended to be used in conjunction with ISO 15189. The requirements of this document apply when POCT is carried out in a hospital, clinic and by a healthcare organization providing ambulatory care. This document 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 this document can be applicable.


General information

  • Status :  Published
    Publication date : 2016-11
  • Edition : 2
    Number of pages : 11
  • :
    ISO/TC 212
    Clinical laboratory testing and in vitro diagnostic test systems
  • 03.120.10
    Quality management and quality assurance
    11.100.01
    Laboratory medicine in general

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