Bio-Rad: Focusing on Customer Choice Without Compromise

The Value of Bio-Rad and Abbott to Your Laboratory

Welcome to Bio-Rad Quality Control

We are proud to offer a broad portfolio of Quality Controls for use on the Abbott Alinity and ARCHITECT diagnostic testing platforms. These controls, combined with our Unity data management solutions, provide the high level of quality testing, analysis and compliance the clinical laboratory expects. Customers can also count on the comprehensive service, support and consultation of a world-class partner.

Value Assignment on Abbott Platforms

Bio-Rad's Value Assignment Program includes testing on Abbott's platforms to support your laboratory's Quality Control requirements.

Trust in the security of unbiased QC

Our vision and commitment to quality control is unsurpassed in the clinical diagnostics industry. For over 30 years, Bio-Rad has developed multi-analyte, independent controls to monitor the precision of test methods and systems. Our independent control materials and consistent product quality help assure reliability of patient results.

Ensure the reliability of your results in real-time

We provide best-in-class tools to support your quality data management requirements. Bio-Rad’s QC Data Management Solutions provide information about your QC performance, from QC design to run-time decision making and troubleshooting.

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Quality Control Products

Bio-Rad offers more than 300 independent quality control products with over 600 of the analytes tested in most areas of the laboratory. Our controls are used to monitor precision for hundreds of the most widely-used diagnostic instruments.

Unity Data Management

Through advanced technologies and efficient information management, our Unity data management portfolio is the leader in providing laboratories powerful tools and connectivity solutions to help ensure efficient and reliable test results. Global peer groups soon to be available for Alinity Systems. Learn more about data management ▸

QC Education

No other QC provider delivers a more extensive educational program for laboratory professionals. Bio-Rad offers everything from on-site training in QC basics to advanced QC seminars. Learn more about QC education ▸

Products & Services

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Bio-Rad offer controls that can be used on all Abbott platforms? Yes. Our controls provide precision monitoring across all Abbott platforms.


How can I order Bio-Rad controls for my Abbott platform? You can order the controls directly through your Bio-Rad representative. If controls are provided as part of a contract agreement, please contact your Abbott representative.


If I have questions for troubleshooting my Bio-Rad QC who can I call? Bio-Rad’s technical support team includes professional QC experts who will be happy to help you. Please click here for contact information.

How can I monitor my QC results to make sure they compare with the other laboratories in our system? Our advanced Unity data management tools offer the largest worldwide interlaboratory peer group comparisons to help you ensure efficient and reliable test systems throughout your group of laboratories.

My new lab technologist needs some basic QC training, do you provide this? We provide an extensive list of basic and advanced educational programs, please click here to learn more.

What's new for Bio-Rad QC? Bio-Rad offers Value Assignment for the Abbott Alinity System providing more customer choices and package options.


For more information on Bio-Rad Quality Controls, please contact your local Bio-Rad representative.

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