International Organization for Standardization
ISO is a non-governmental organization whose mission is to promote the development of standardization and related activities in the world with a view to facilitating the international exchange of goods and services, and to developing cooperation in the spheres of intellectual, scientific, technological and economic activity.
CLSI (formerly NCCLS) is a globally recognized, voluntary consensus standards-developing organization that enhances the value of medical testing within the healthcare community through the development and dissemination of standards, guidelines, and best practices.
Standards Council of Canada (SCC)
The Standards Council of Canada (SCC) is a federal Crown corporation with the mandate to promote efficient and effective voluntary standardization.
College of Medical Laboratory Technologists of Alberta (CMLTA)
- CCQLM Gram Stain Guidelines
- CCQLM Bacterial Vaginosis Guidelines
- 2013 ALQEP Statement of Activities
- Effects of Restructuring on the Performance of Microbiology Laboratories in Alberta – D. L. Church M.D.**Contact the ALQEP Coordinator.
- Quantitative Gram Stain Criteria Used by Laboratories in Alberta – D. L. Church M.D.**Contact the ALQEP Coordinator.
Materials are available on loan to laboratories within the province of Alberta ONLY. Please contact the Accreditation Technical Analyst for further information.
Other individuals or organizations can obtain information about purchasing these materials from the suppliers directly.
CLSI Document Library & Guidelines:
Individuals or organizations outside Alberta can obtain information about purchasing these materials from the Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute directly at (610) 688-0100 or from their web site: www.clsi.org
Publication Loan Library:
- McGill University Centre for Tropical Diseases – The Malaria Manual For Today’s Laboratory
- World Health Organization – The Use of Malaria Rapid Diagnostic Tests