Public Health Agency of Canada
QASI - National HIV Immunology Laboratory

Quality Assessment and Standardization of
Immunological Measures Relevant to HIV/AIDS

Materials on this Web site were produced and compiled by the National HIV and Retrovirology Laboratories for the purpose of providing direct access to participating sites, regional/national coordinators and partners from international AIDS organizations.

Copyright

The material on this site is covered by the provisions of the Copyright Act, by Canadian laws, policies, regulations and international agreements. Such provisions serve to identify the information source and, in specific instances, to prohibit reproduction of materials without written permission.

Laboratory Performance Report

QASI performance reports are copyright and may not be copied, distributed or published in any form without the written consent of the QASI ADMINISTRATOR. Participating laboratories may themselves choose to share details of their individual performance with clients (e.g. GPs, clinicians) without consultation.

Global, National and Regional Summary Report

Permission must be sought from the QASI ADMINISTRATOR. if any material is to be published in any form or presented at any public gathering.  Permission will normally be granted if an appropriate statement of attribution is included and the data are referred and used correctly.

Confidentiality

Information about the participating laboratories, their access codes and their results are not disclosed to third parties without consent from the relevant participating laboratory unless the third parties are identified as regional/national coordinators or partners from International AIDS organizations such as CDC, Clinton Foundation, WHO and some other agencies.