Open Access Open Access  Restricted Access Subscription Access

Quality Assurance in Medicine Laboratory: A Review

M. Noua Ahmed


Quality assurance plays an important role in medicine laboratory. Over the years, Human health is depending on medical laboratories. On the basis of technology, the expansion process and explosion of scientific medical knowledge is growing. Especially from 80s, the quality assurance and quality control services grow in the laboratory. The rapid growth of pharmaceutical companies is using quality assurance and quality control services for satisfactory results without any error. Laboratory processes have three phases: pre analytical, analytical and post analytical. In this review we will discuss about quality assurance and quality control of the medicines.

Full Text:



Feigenbaum, Armand V (1956), "Total quality control", Harvard Business Review, Volume 34, Issue 6, pp. 93–101.

Talib VH, “A hand book of medical laboratory technology”, 2nd ed 2002, CBS publishers and distributors, pp. 227−232. India.

World Health Organization (2014), “Medicines quality assurance: a harmonized self-assessment tool for procurement agencies”, WHO Drug Information, Volume 28, pp. 434−447.

Rosai J Rosai (2004), “Ackerman’s Surgical Pathology ed. 9th ed.”, Mosby USA, pp. 2790−2799.


  • There are currently no refbacks.