In vitro diagnostics and laboratory technology

Documentation Centre

In vitro diagnostics related publications

Evaluations of Diagnostics
  • HIV reports 9/10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17 & 18
  • HBsAg reports 1, 2
  • HCV reports 1, 2
  • Chagas report 1
Quality Assurance
  • EQAS guidelines English, Français, Espanol, Russian, Chinese
  • Guidelines for Assuring the Accuracy and Reliability of HIV Rapid Testing
Guidance and Training
Publications by order only
  • Biosafety Manual
  • Basic Laboratory Techniques in Clinical Bacteriology
  • Manual of Basic techniques for a Health Laboratory
  • Sources and prices 2007
  • Bulk Procurement Flyer English, Français, Espanol, Arabic, Russian
MDGs related documents
Prequalification of IVDs documents and tools

Newsletter Updates

Progress Reports


  • Newsletter Issue 10, Q2 2015
    pdf, 490kb

    This issue includes the new streamlined approach, abbreviated procedure, intersted in Ebola? Find our what the WHO PQ Dx team has been doing the field of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) IVDs.


    The 2015 Joint WHO-UNICEF-UNFPA meeting with pharmaceutical and diagnostics manufacturers and suppliers will be held in Copenhagen during the week of 23-27 November
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Contact us

Prequalification Team - Diagnostics
Regulation of Medicines and other Health Technologies
Department of Essential Medicines and Health Products
World Health Organization
20 Avenue Appia
1211, Geneva 27