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Category
Standard
Version
1
Access
Open
Status
Active
Created
2021
This document sets out minimum practice requirements for the accreditation of laboratories that use digital technology for primary morphological diagnosis and second opinions. The requirements apply primarily to whole slide imaging, but also encompass telepathology where images are transmitted with digital cameras that are operated manually or remotely. The requirements cover the use of digital microscopy in anatomical pathology, cytopathology, haematology morphology and microscopy in microbiology.

Main sections:

• Personnel

• Equipment

• Practice requirements

• Work environment, including out of laboratory

• Storage and retrieval
Access Requirements for use of digital images as an alternative to direct microscopy v1

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