This document specifies the requirements for competence to carry out reference measurement procedures in laboratory medicine, using the requirements of ISO/IEC 17025:2017 as a normative reference and listing additional requirements for calibration laboratories to perform their tasks adequately.
The relationship between clauses in this document and ISO/IEC 17025:2017 are summarized in Annex A.
Examinations of properties with results reported on a nominal or ordinal scale are not included.
This document is not applicable to medical laboratories.
NOTE Requirements for medical laboratories are specified in ISO 15189.