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Laboratory testing for Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus

World Health Organization WHO, (2015)


The purpose of this document is to provide interim guidance to laboratories and stakeholders involved in laboratory testing for Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV).
http://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/10665/176982/1/...


WHO manual for organizing a national external quality assessment programme for health laboratories and other testing sites

World Health Organization WHO, (2016)


This manual describes some of the strategic, managerial, financial, technical and scientific aspects to be considered in establishing a national EQA programme for clinical laboratories and other testing services at all health care levels
http://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/10665/250117/1/...


The use of loop-mediated isothermal amplification (TB-LAMP) for the diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis: policy guidance

World Health Organization WHO, (2016)


Following review of the latest evidence, WHO recommends that TB-LAMP can be used as a replacement for microscopy for the diagnosis of pulmonary TB in adults with signs and symptoms of TB. It can also be considered as a follow-on test to microscopy in adults with signs and symptoms of pulmonary TB, especially when further testing of sputum smear-negative specimens is necessary.
http://www.who.int/iris/bitstream/10665/249154/1/9...


Laboratory biosafety manual

World Health Organization WHO, Eds.: WHO, (2004)


3rd edition. Available in different languages: English; French; Spanish; Portuguese; Chinese; Japanese; Italian; Serbian
www.who.int/csr/resources/publications/biosafety/e...


Laboratory diagnosis of Buruli ulcer

F. Portaels, Eds.: World Health Organization WHO, (2014)


A manual for health care providers. This manual provides expert guidance on the laboratory techniques and procedures used in the diagnosis of Buruli ulcer, a disease caused by Mycobacterium ulcerans. Aimed at laboratory technicians and scientists working on this disease, the manual details the exact procedures to follow when performing a range of diagnostic tests. Recommended procedures, intended for use throughout the health system, are presented at levels appropriate for peripheral, district and central services and in accordance with the varying resources, skills and equipment typically found in countries where Buruli ulcer is endemic.
http://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/10665/111738/1/...


Training Manual on Diagnosis of Intestinal Parasites

WHO, (1998)


based on the WHO Bench Aids for the diagnosis of intestinal parasites; Tutor’s Guide: perform specific laboratory techniques; identify intestinal parasites by genus and species; quantify helminth eggs in faeces by Kato-Katz procedure.
http://whqlibdoc.who.int/hq/1998/WHO_CTD_SIP_98.2....


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