Practical manual on TB laboratory strengthening, 2022 update

World Health Organization Global Laboratory Initiative
Jan. 20, 2023, 9:49 p.m.


The Practical manual on laboratory strengthening, 2022 update provides practical guidance on implementation of WHO recommendations and best practices for TB laboratory strengthening. It is an updated version of the GLI Practical Guide to Laboratory Strengthening published in 2017 and provides the latest practical guidance on use of newly recommended diagnostics as well as guidance in key technical areas, including quality assurance and quality management systems, specimen collection and registration, procurement and supply-chain management, diagnostic connectivity, biosafety, data management, human resources, strategic planning, and model algorithms. The key changes are:

The document also provides references to resources and tools relevant for work on laboratory strengthening.

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Source: World Health Organization