Medical Radiology and Radiation Safety. 2021. Vol. 66. № 4. P. 51–53

Analysis of the Experience of Participation in Interlaboratory Comparisons
of the Radiation Control Laboratory in National Accreditation System

A.M. Poleshchuk, O.A. Dorokhova, B.A. Kukhta, N.A. Bogdanenko 

A.I. Burnasyan Federal Medical Biophysical Center, Moscow, Russia

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Purpose: Formation of the idea of laboratories accredited by Accreditation System of Russian Federation, in particular radiation control laboratories, about the possibility of confirming technical competence by means of participation in interlaboratory comparison tests at international level.

Content: Description of the experience of successful passing the international comparisons by radiation control laboratories under up-to-date requirements.

Conclusion: The experience described in the article can be used by accredited laboratories in practice for conformity validation with accreditation criteria.

Key words: radiation control laboratory, interlaboratory comparison tests, competence 

For citation: Poleshchuk AM, Dorokhova OA, Kukhta BA, Bogdanenko NA. Analysis of the Experience of Participation in Interlaboratory Comparisons of the Radiation Control Laboratory in National Accreditation System. Medical Radiology and Radiation Safety 2021;66(4):51-53.

DOI: 10.12737/1024-6177-2021-66-4-51-53



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Conflict of interest. The authors declare no conflict of interest.

Financing. The study had no sponsorship.

Contribution. Article was prepared with equal participation of the authors.


Article received: 23.12.2020. 

Accepted for publication: 20.01.2021.