Laboratoriemedicin

Ämnesområden: Laboratoriemedicin;
Kommittébeteckning: SIS/TK 331 (Laboratoriemedicin)
Källa: CEN
Svarsdatum: den 26 sep 2020
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This document gives requirements and recommendations for the collection, handling, documentation, transport, storage and processing during the pre-examination phase of formalin-fixed and paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tissue specimens intended for qualitative and/or (semi-)quantitative in situ examination of the morphology and of biomolecules, such as metabolites, proteins, DNA and/or RNA, on FFPE tissue sections by using different in situ detection techniques.

This document is applicable to in vitro diagnostic examinations using in situ detection techniques. These include laboratory developed tests performed by pathology laboratories (histopathology laboratories) as well as by molecular pathology laboratories and other medical laboratories. It is also intended to be used by laboratory customers, in vitro diagnostics developers and manufacturers, biobanks, as well as institutions and commercial organizations performing biomedical research, and regulatory authorities.

This document is not applicable to the pre-examination phase of RNA, proteins and DNA isolated from FFPE tissue for examination. These are covered in ISO 20166-1, -2 and -3, Molecular in vitro diagnostic examinations — Specifications for pre-examination processes for isolated RNA, proteins and DNA, respectively.

Different dedicated measures are taken for pre-examination processes for fine needle aspirates (FNAs). These are covered in CEN WI 00140128, CEN WI 00140126, and CEN WI 00140129, Molecular in vitro diagnostic examinations — Specifications for pre-examination processes for Fine Needle Aspirates (FNAs) isolated cellular RNA, isolated proteins, and isolated genomic DNA, respectively.

NOTE International, national or regional regulations or requirements can also apply to specific topics covered in this document.

Kommittébeteckning: SIS/TK 331 (Laboratoriemedicin)
Källa: CEN
Svarsdatum: den 26 sep 2020
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This document specifies the minimum requirements for equipment and critical aspects of the test methods for best practice in laboratories performing basic examination of human semen collected by ejaculation.

This document is applicable to the entire process of basic manual semen examination and also to sample preparation for Computer-Aided Sperm Analysis (CASA).

This document does not apply to the post-vasectomy assessments.

NOTE Given the medico-legal ramifications surrounding the evaluation of post-vasectomy ejaculates, the methodology in this document is in all likelihood inadequate to establish an ejaculate as being completely "clear" (i.e. no spermatozoa in the ejaculate).

Ämnesområden:
Kommittébeteckning: SIS/TK 331 (Laboratoriemedicin)
Källa: CEN
Svarsdatum: den 17 okt 2020
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This document gives requirements and recommendations for the handling, storage, processing, and documentation of frozen tissue specimens intended for DNA examination during the pre-examination phase before a molecular examination is performed.

This document is applicable to molecular in vitro diagnostic examinations including laboratory developed tests performed by medical laboratories and molecular pathology laboratories that evaluate DNA isolated from frozen tissue. It is also intended to be used by laboratory customers, in vitro diagnostics developers and manufacturers, biobanks, institutions and commercial organizations performing biomedical research, and regulatory authorities.

Tissues that have undergone chemical stabilization pre-treatment before freezing are not covered in this document.

NOTE International, national, or regional regulations or requirements can also apply to specific topics covered in this document.

Kommittébeteckning: SIS/TK 331 (Laboratoriemedicin)
Källa: CEN
Svarsdatum: den 15 nov 2020
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This standard specifies requirements and test methods for single-use evacuated and non-evacuated receptacles, intended by their manufacturers, for the primary containment and preservation of specimens, other than blood specimens, derived from the human body, for the purposes of in vitro diagnostic examination. NOTE 1 Requirements and test methods for evacuated and non-evacuated single-use venous blood specimen containers are specified in EN ISO 6710. NOTE 2 While it is desirable that specimen receptacles should be designed to avoid spontaneous discharge of the contents, when being opened, this standard does not specify a test procedure for this because it has not been possible to devise an objective and reproducible test. This standard does not specify requirements for collection needles or needle holders or other accessories used in conjunction with specimen receptacles.