All NCDC laboratories operate within a robust quality control system which NCDC is moving toward

accreditation by the International Standards Organization (ISO).

The quality control activities of NCDC’s Polio, Influenza and Measles/Rubella Laboratories are

accredited by the World Health Organization (WHO).


4 Laboratories are connected to WHO Lab Network

- Rota viruses

- Invasive Meningitis

- Malaria

- Salmonellosis

NCDC plans to have more of its laboratories involved in international external quality control (EQC)

systems as appropriate. NCDC also plans to expand the list of laboratories to which Lugar center is an