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The use of POCT in community health care

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Pantelis Stergiannis
Pantelis Stergiannis


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community; health; care; poct

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Directive 98/79/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 October 1998 on in vitro diagnostic medical devices.

Howick, J., Cals, J., Jones, C., Price, C., Pluddemann, A., & Heneghan, C. et al. (2014). Current and future use of point-of-care tests in primary care: an international survey in Australia, Belgium, The Netherlands, the UK and the USA. BMJ Open, 4(8), e005611-e005611.

ISO 22870: 2006 Point-of-care testing (POCT) – Requirements of quality and competence.

Kost, G. J. (2002). "1. Goals, guidelines and principles for point-of-care testing". Principles & practice of point-of-care testing. Hagerstwon, MD: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. pp. 3–12.

Tran, N., & Kost, G. (2006). Worldwide Point-of-Care Testing. Point Of Care: The Journal Of Near-Patient Testing & Technology, 5(2), 84-92.

World Health Organisation Guidelines


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