[Histonet] uncertainity of results in histopathology

Tony Reilly Tony_Reilly <@t> health.qld.gov.au
Tue Aug 2 17:41:27 CDT 2011

Hi Muhammad
I assume you are referring to Measurement of Uncertainty (MOU).  This is only used for quantitative results and not applicable to Histology processing.  The only times I have seen it applied in Anatomic Pathology are for Her2 and white cell counts on Broncho-alveolar lavages. 
 EM staff use grids to make measurements on specimens and of course Pathologists use graticules to record measurements on tissue sections.  Our local accreditation body has yet to make a call on these two measurements.

Tony Reilly  B.App.Sc. , M.Sc.
Chief Scientist, Anatomical Pathology
Pathology Queensland-PA Laboratory
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>>> <tahseen <@t> brain.net.pk> 8/2/2011 9:39 pm >>>
Dear all please guide me about uncertainity of results in Histopathology
at different steps,including fixation of tissue
,grossing,processing,microtomy,staining,IHC,special staining and
interpretation etc.
This is the requirement of ISO 15189 CLAUSE:5.6.2
Muhammad Tahseen

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