In vitro diagnostic medical devices: procurement, safety, quality and performance

Guidance on the procurement of in vitro diagnostic (IVD) medical devices, their safety, quality and performance.


Management of in vitro diagnostic medical devices

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This guidance on IVDs is aimed at all staff who are responsible for purchasing, supplying, using, maintaining and replacing IVDs. This includes staff such as:

  • pathology managers
  • scientists
  • technical and clinical staff in all disciplines of pathology laboratories
  • purchasers
Published 22 July 2005