Keys to success in standardizing pneumococcal assays included: (1) involvement of manufacturers and regulators from the outset; (2) willingness of laboratories to adjust their protocols; (3) availability of a central source of relevant reagents, such as reference sera, antigen sources, bacterial strains; and (4) established WHO reference laboratories as part of WHOs Collaborating Center systems

Keys to success in standardizing pneumococcal assays included: (1) involvement of manufacturers and regulators from the outset; (2) willingness of laboratories to adjust their protocols; (3) availability of a central source of relevant reagents, such as reference sera, antigen sources, bacterial strains; and (4) established WHO reference laboratories as part of WHOs Collaborating Center systems.… Continue reading Keys to success in standardizing pneumococcal assays included: (1) involvement of manufacturers and regulators from the outset; (2) willingness of laboratories to adjust their protocols; (3) availability of a central source of relevant reagents, such as reference sera, antigen sources, bacterial strains; and (4) established WHO reference laboratories as part of WHOs Collaborating Center systems