Genomic Precision

 A SeraCare blog focused on precision medicine and advanced clinical diagnostics

Next-Generation QC Precision Metrics for Next-Generation Sequencing

Introducing the SeraCare Confidence Score, a comprehensive precision metric designed for NGS assays

Posted by Lorn Davis on Apr 16, 2018 4:00:00 PM

Introduction

There is an even greater onus to track quality control metrics for NGS assays because of the number of steps and elements that must successfully work together to produce consistent results. The Standards and Guidelines for Validating NGS Bioinformatics, published in January by AMP and CAP, highlight the importance of tracking QC metrics over time because “trends in these metrics can indicate an emerging issue with an NGS process that has not yet manifested itself in failed tests.”

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Topics: NGS assays, QC Challenges, NGS Management Software, QC Management Software, bioinformatics, Quality Management Systems, Clinical NGS Assays, qc management, confidence score, SeraCare Confidence Score

Get Out of QC Spreadsheet Agony

iQ™ NGS QC Management software for easy assessment of assay performance

Posted by Dale Yuzuki on Jun 29, 2017 10:00:00 AM

As a manager of a clinical genomics laboratory, how many times have you been faced with the following situations?

  • You need to produce trending performance data over the past three months as a part of an internal audit
  • You need to examine the last runs performed that used a particular piece of equipment that you suspect may be out of specification
  • You need to produce a QC report for an upcoming regulatory inspection
  • You need to find out root cause of an assay failure

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Topics: NGS Management Software, NGS Workflow, Track Metrics, QC Reporting

 
 

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