External quality control for embryology laboratories.

  title={External quality control for embryology laboratories.},
  author={Jose Antonio Castilla and Rafael Ruiz de Ass{\'i}n and Mar{\'i}a Carmen Gonzalvo and Ana Clavero and Juan Pablo Fern{\'a}ndez Ram{\'i}rez and Francisco Vergara and Luis Miguel Amoros Martinez},
  journal={Reproductive biomedicine online},
  volume={20 1},
Participation in external quality control (EQC) programmes is recommended by various scientific societies. Results from an EQC programme for embryology laboratories are presented. This 5-year programme consisted of the annual delivery of (i) materials to test toxicity and (ii) a DVD/CD-ROM with images of zygotes and embryos on days 2 and 3, on the basis of which the participants were asked to judge the embryo quality and to take a clinical decision. A high degree of agreement was considered… CONTINUE READING


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