Volume 15, Issue 3 (Paramedical Sciences and Military Health (Autumn 2020) 2020)                   Paramedical Sciences and Military Health 2020, 15(3): 20-28 | Back to browse issues page

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1- Student Research Committee, Hamadan University of Medical Science, Hamadan, Iran
2- Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences, Faculty of Paramedicine, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, Iran , Amirif2012@gmail.com
3- Hamadan Reference Laboratory , Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, Iran
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Introduction: The purpose of laboratory test quality control establishment is to ensure the daily stability of the test system. Considering the defined principles guarantees laboratory performance improvement and patients’ confidence in the results of their tests. This study was conducted to survey laboratory test quality control establishment in public and private medical laboratories in Hamedan province.
Methods and Materials: In this cross-sectional and retrospective study, data of 184 laboratories (117 private and 67 public) was entered to SPSS software version 16 based on the quality system of medical laboratory evaluating check list, available in the reference laboratory of Hamadan province from 2016 to 2019. Data were analyzed using nonparametric equation of Kruskal-Wallis test by comparing the significance level of P-value <0.05.
Results: The highest percentage of non-conformities belonged to the quality control records index with an average of %23.88 (P-value = 0.002). Mean of laboratory test quality control onconformities were %31.72 and %18.81 in public and private laboratories respectively which were not significantly different from each other. However, there was a significant difference in comparison of each of them with all laboratories in Hamadan province (P-value = 0.031 and 0.041).
Discussion and Conclusion: The assessment of 6 indicators during 4 years showed that private laboratories had better performance than public laboratories in term of laboratory test quality control establishment.
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Received: 2021/02/1 | Accepted: 2021/02/18 | Published: 2020/12/20

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