CEN - EN ISO 20166-1
Molecular in vitro diagnostic examinations - Specifications for pre-examination processes for formalin-fixed and paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tissue - Part 1: Isolated RNA
|Publication Date:||1 December 2018|
|ICS Code (In vitro diagnostic test systems):||11.100.10|
This document gives guidelines on the handling, documentation, storage and processing of formalinfixed and paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tissue specimens intended for RNA examination during the preexamination phase before a molecular assay is performed.
This document is applicable to molecular in vitro diagnostic examinations including laboratory developed tests performed by medical laboratories and molecular pathology laboratories. It is also intended to be used by laboratory customers, in vitro diagnostics developers and manufacturers, biobanks, institutions and commercial organizations performing biomedical research, and regulatory authorities.
NOTE International, national or regional regulations or requirements can also apply to specific topics covered in this document