Haematology External Quality Assessment

The RIQAS Haematology EQA programme is designed to monitor the performance of 12 haematology parameters. All samples are supplied liquid ready-to-use in primary tubes for ease of use and convenience.

  • Accredited to ISO/IEC 17043:2010
  • Liquid ready-to-use
  • 100% whole blood
  • Bi-weekly reporting
  • Register up to five instruments at no extra cost
  • Samples provided in primary tubes with peirceable septums
Cat No Kit Size Frequency Cycle Start Analytes
RQ9118 Expand 6 x 2ml
(primary tubes)
Bi-weekly (2 x 6 monthly cycles) March / Sept 12 parameters


  • Haemoglobin (Hb)
  • Mean Cell Volume (MCV)
  • Mean Cell Haemoglobin Concentration (MCHC)
  • Red Blood Cell Count (RBC)
  • Mean Platelet Volume (Pilot)
  • Plateletcrit (Pilot)
  • Haematocrit (HCT)
  • Mean Cell Haemoglobin (MCH)
  • Platelets (PLT)
  • Total White Blood Cell Count (WBC)
  • Red Cell Dist. Width (Pilot)