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Fecal Immunochemical Testing (WG-FIT)

IFCC WG-FIT Meeting - Vienna, October 2018


NamePositionCountryTermTime in Office
S. BentonChairUK2nd2020 01 - 2022 12
J.M. AugeMemberES
L. DeprezMemberBE
N. DjedovicMemberUK
M. FrasaMemberNL
S. JonesMemberUK
P. KocnaMemberCZ
C. PiggottMemberUK
P. St. LouisMemberCA
J. StrachanMemberUK
E. SymondsMemberAU
S. TakeharaMemberJP
E. van der HagenMemberNL
A. CuginiCorp. MemberIT
Y. DoiCorp. MemberJP
M. FujimuraCorp. MemberJP
T. FukudaCorp. MemberJP
H. HayashiCorp. MemberJP
A. HorikawaCorp. MemberJP
Y. MasudaCorp. MemberJP
F. RotaCorp. MemberIT
S. WuCorp. MemberJP
M. ZacherlCorp. MemberDE

Terms of Reference

  • To harmonise and/or standardise analysis of haemoglobin in faecal samples by immunochemistry (FIT)
  • To establish EQA and 3rd party IQC programmes
  • To determine the feasibility of developing reference materials  and/or commutable calibrators
  • The IFCC FIT-WG can provide recommendations and guidance on preanalytical and analytical aspects of FIT

Current projects

  • Identification of a suitable reference material and assessment of commutability for all available laboratory quantitative FIT methods
  • Review of all FIT EQA programmes currently available globally

List of Corresponding Members, nominated by National Societies

NameFull and Affiliate Member Societies
Dogan YucelTurkish Biochemical Society (TBS)

Working Group Chair's contact

Consultant Biochemist
Surrey Pathology Services
Royal Surrey County Hospital
Director, Bowel Cancer Screening Hub – South of England
Surrey Research Park, 20 Priestley Road
Surrey GU2 7YS - UK
Tel: 0044 01483409850

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