Evaluation of INSTAND e.V.’s external proficiency testing program for tetanus and diphtheria antitoxin detection: Lessons for assessing levels of immunoprotection

Objectives: The aim of this study was to evaluate the development and status quo of the quality of high throughput in vitro diagnostic testing for tetanus and diphtheria antitoxin antibody (ATX) concentrations based on external quality assessment (EQA) data. Methods: We analyzed manufacturer-specifi...

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Main Authors: Nathalie Wojtalewicz, Laura Vierbaum, Ingo Schellenberg, Klaus-Peter Hunfeld
Format: Article
Published: Elsevier 2021-03-01
Series:International Journal of Infectious Diseases
Online Access:http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1201971220325704