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Value Assignment Program

Contribute to a diverse global testing network

Bio-Rad is a leader in independent quality controls with the world’s largest QC peer group program. QC Value Assignment testing is critical in contributing meaningful data to support our diverse global QC customers and plays an integral part in the release of new assayed quality control lots. When participating in the QC Value Assignment Program, clinical laboratories and other organizations can earn money while contributing data toward establishing analyte recovery means and ranges for Bio-Rad quality control inserts. Together with our industry-leading Unity data management software, our QC Value Assignment Program can help laboratories increase confidence in the reliability of patient test results.


Inclusive QC value assignment program for testing

Getting started

In order to join the QC value assignment program, there are some minimum requirements for participation, including:

  • Your lab must be certified. (In the US, ISO, CLIA/CAP, or Joint Commission is required. In other countries, local or regional certification may be acceptable.)
  • Results must be delivered within two weeks from receipt of sample.
  • Your lab must be able to directly enter results into Bio-Rad's online database, VAWeb.
  • Each participating lab shall maintain its current profile and contact information in VAWeb.

Benefits of the QC value assignment program

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Data is used to develop product insert values

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Diverse VA network helps in contributing meaningful data for each control lot

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Joining the program increases your lab’s revenue

Bio-Rad quality controls

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

Experience the Bio-Rad advantage

Integrated Unity software solutions

By partnering with Bio-Rad, your lab can access the powerful Unity QC data management system, which provides access to the world’s largest peer group through our interlaboratory program. Assessment tools and reports can help your lab meet compliance requirements, streamline your QC workflow, create criteria for testing and benchmarking lab performance, and report results with confidence.

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Highest level of customer service, partnership, and technical support

Bio-Rad can support your lab with more than our leading independent quality controls. We provide QC technical support, program support for both Unity and the QCNet portal, software and connectivity support, and specialized technical proficiency in the form of trained specialists.

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