The Public Health Care Laboratory 



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Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)

Basic Features of SOPs

SOPs are written in accordance with a standard format

SOPs are written in simple language, readily understood by employees

SOPs contain sufficient procedural details to enable trained staff to perform the task without supervision

SOPs are written by qualified and experienced laboratory officers

SOPs are followed exactly by all staff

SOPs are given a title, identification number and date

SOPs are reviewed and updated on a regular basis



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