54. Hematology Quality Practices

  1. Kandice Kottke-Marchant MD, PhD3,4,5 and
  2. Bruce H. Davis MD6
  1. George S. Cembrowski MD, PhD1,2

Published Online: 8 AUG 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781444398595.ch54

Laboratory Hematology Practice

Laboratory Hematology Practice

How to Cite

Cembrowski, G. S. (2012) Hematology Quality Practices, in Laboratory Hematology Practice (eds K. Kottke-Marchant and B. H. Davis), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444398595.ch54

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Institute, Cleveland, OH, USA

  2. 4

    Department of Pathology, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine, Cleveland, OH, USA

  3. 5

    Hemostasis and Thrombosis, Department of Clinical Pathology, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA

  4. 6

    Trillium Diagnostics, LLC, Bangor, ME, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Medical Biochemistry, University Hospital, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

  2. 2

    Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 8 AUG 2012
  2. Published Print: 10 APR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405162180

Online ISBN: 9781444398595



  • imprecision;
  • accuracy;
  • Ethylene diamine tetraacetic acid (EDTA);
  • normal values;
  • organization


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Instrument/method selection

  • Quality control in the hematology laboratory

  • Proficiency testing (external quality assessment)

  • Reference intervals (normal range)

  • References