Advancing excellence in laboratory medicine for better healthcare worldwide

Traceability in Laboratory Medicine (C-TLM)



Name Position Country Term Time in Office
A. Kessler Chair DE 1st 2018 01 - 2020 12
J. Anetor Member NG 2nd  2018 01 - 2020 12
R.H. Girardi Member AR 1st 2018 03 - 2020 12
J. Infusino Member IT 1st 2017 03 - 2019 12
To be nominated Member      
To be nominated Member      
C. Weykamp Consultant NL    
G. Schumann Consultant DE    
S. Qu Observer CN    


Terms of Reference

  • To support activities regarding Traceability in Laboratory Medicine, permitting IFCC to continue its international role in this area and providing an operating link between the SD and the WGs of the Joint Committee on Traceability in Laboratory Medicine (JCTLM), concerning identification of reference measurement procedures, reference materials and reference laboratories.
  • To support reference laboratories in the context of complete reference systems (accepted reference measurement procedures of higher order, reference materials, and reference laboratories) by establishing an External Quality Assessment Scheme (EQAS) for reference laboratories in order to monitor their competence.
  • To promote establishment and maintenance of IFCC reference laboratory networks for clinically relevant measurands (e.g. the IFCC HbA1c network).

Current Projects


List of Corresponding Members, nominated by National Societies

Name Full and Affiliate Member Societies
Christoph Seger Austrian Society of Laboratory Medicine and Clinical Chemistry (ÖGLMKC)
David Seccombe Canadian Society of Clinical Chemists (CSCC)
Saara Wittfooth Finnish Society of Clinical Chemistry (SKKY)
Anne Vassault Société Française de Biologie Clinique (SFBC)
János Márki-Zay Hungarian Society of Laboratory Medicine (MLDT)
S. Pal  Association of Clinical Biochemists of India (ACBI)
Dewi Muliati Indonesian Association for Clinical Chemistry (HKKI)
Takashi Miida Japan Society of Clinical Chemistry (JSCC)
Dalius Vitkus Lithuanian Society of Laboratory Medicine
Melina Pérez Urquiza Mexican Association of Clinical Laboratory Sciences
Jaf Momoh Association of Clinical Chemists Nigeria (ACCN)
Deepani Siriwardhana Association for Clinical Biochemistry, Sri Lanka
Goncagül Haklar Turkish Biochemical Society (TBS)
Ana Piana Asociación Bioquímica Uruguaya (ABU)


List of Corresponding Members, nominated by Corporate Members

Name Corporate Members
Taghi Horbol ABBOTT
Fabio Agostara A. MENARINI Diagnostics
Alexandra Laping ROCHE Diagnostics GmbH
Harald Althaus SIEMENS


Committee Chair's contact

Dr. Anja Kessler
Referenzinstitut für Bioanalytik
Friesdorfer Str. 153
53175 Bonn
Tel: + 49 0228 92689526
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