Quality Use of Pathology Program (QUPP) – Final report for the development of quality assurance programs for DNA extraction project

This final report outlines the results of the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia Quality Assurance Programs project to develop quality assurance programs for DNA extraction.

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Quality Use of Pathology Program (QUPP) – Final report for the development of quality assurance programs for DNA extraction project

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This QUPP-funded project developed 3 new quality assurance programs to assess the technical ability of Australian laboratories to undertake certain tests on:

  • DNA extraction protocols
  • digital polymerase chain reaction technology for DNA biomarker testing in cancer and non-invasive pre-natal testing
  • quality monitoring for leukaemia-associated DNA variations found to be responsive to pharmaceutical intervention therapy.

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