Sysmex Reference Counter was Employed as National Standard for Blood Cell Count in China
- Contribution of Quality Improvement and Standardization -
Sysmex Corporation (HQ: Kobe, Japan; President: Hisashi Ietsugu) today announced its employment of Sysmex Reference Counter by BIMT*1(Beijing Institute of Medical Device Testing) as the national standard for research on standardization for blood cell counting in China.
BIMT is subordinate to the Beijing Municipal Drug Administration. At the same time, it functions as Beijing Medical Device Quality Supervision and Inspection Center of State Food and Drug Administration (SFDA). It is the first time that China's license organization has officially employed the Reference Counter developed by Sysmex. As the Reference Counter will be used as the standard of blood cell counting data in China, it will surely contribute the quality improvement and standardization for blood cell count testing in China.
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BIMT is subordinate to Beijing Municipal Drug Administration. At the same time, it functions as Beijing Medical Device Quality Supervision and Inspection Center of SFDA. Under the accreditation, BIMT’s business scope mainly covers random inspection of medical device supervision, registration type testing, certification testing, import and export commodity inspection, new model of measuring instruments testing, innovative products evaluation test, entrustment testing and arbitration testing, etc.
Also, as the technical focal point of International Organization for Standardization TC212, IEC TC 62C., it is responsible for establishing national standards and industry standards, revising plans and programs, standards drafting, validation, approval and other standard management work.
*5.EQAS (External Quality Assessment Scheme)