Paternity Testing in Kenya: Understanding the basic science.

Introduction DNA Paternity testing is the use of DNA profiles to determine whether an individual is the biological parent of another. It’s the most reliable method of paternity testing. This technique Utilizes two main molecular pathology technologies: PCR and Restriction Fragment Length Polymorphism (RFLP)  Some background All human beings (the 7 billion of us) like …

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Laboratory Information Management System

LIMS refers to a computerized information management system for laboratories Functions of LIMS Sample Management Instrument and application Integration Electronic Data Exchange Additional Functions Depends on the user case and how sophisticated the lab system is. Sample Management Creation of request and issuing of sample container. Registration of sample details on the system – Accessioning …

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12 essential components of quality in medical Laboratory

Quality Systems in Medical Laboratory

Introduction to Quality  Quality may be defined as the extent to which a product/ service / experience satisfies customer /end user expectations. In laboratory medicine, the end point of quality is to ensure quality results that contribute to patient management. Total quality management concept is useful in ensuring quality is all encompassing and organization wide.  …

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