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Samuel J Machin Samuel J.Machin (UK)
Chair, 2007 –
Onno v Assendelft-1      Onno W. van Assendelft (Netherlands)
Chair, 1995 – 2005
S Mitchell Lewis S.Mitchell Lewis (UK)
Chair, 1982 – 1994
Presentation to the General Assembly, Gerrards Cross, UK, 7th Oct 2013

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Jan Spaander Jan Spaander (Netherlands)
Chair, 1964 – 1982

 

ICSH GUIDELINES & RECOMMENDATIONS

2017

A. Kratz, M. Plebani, M. Peng, Y.K. Lee, R. McCafferty, S.J. Machin and on behalf of the International Council for Standardization in Haematology (ICSH). ICSH recommendations for modified and alternate methods measuring the erythrocyte sedimentation rate. Int J Lab Hematol. 2017 Oct;39(5):448-57.
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/ijlh.12693/full

2016

Brereton M, McCafferty R, Marsden K, Kawai Y, Etzell J, Ermens A; International council for standardization in haematology. Recommendation for standardization of haematology reporting units used in the extended blood count. Int J Lab Hematol. 2016 Oct;38(5):472-82.
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/ijlh.12563/full

Keng TB, De La Salle B, Bourner G, Merino A, Han JY, Kawai Y, Peng MT, McCafferty R; International Council for Standardization in Haematology (ICSH). Standardization of haematology critical results management in adults: an International Council for Standardization in Haematology, ICSH, survey and recommendations. Int J Lab Hematol. 2016 Oct;38(5):457-71.
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/ijlh.12526/full

2015

Stephens AD, Colah R, Fucharoen S, Hoyer J, Keren D, McFarlane A, Perrett D, Wild BJ; International Council for Standardization in Haematology (ICSH). ICSH recommendations for assessing automated high-performance liquid chromatography and capillary electrophoresis equipment for the quantitation of HbA2. Int J Lab Hematol. 2015 Oct;37(5):577-82
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/ijlh.12413/pdf

Torlakovic EE, Brynes RK, Hyjek E, Lee SH, Kreipe H, Kremer M, McKenna R, Sadahira Y, Tzankov A, Reis M, Porwit A; International Council for Standardization in Haematology. ICSH guidelines for the standardization of bone marrow immunohistochemistry. Int J Lab Hematol. 2015 Aug;37(4):431-49
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/ijlh.12365/epdf

King MJ, Garçon L, Hoyer JD, Iolascon A, Picard V, Stewart G, Bianchi P, Lee SH, Zanella A. ICSH guidelines for the laboratory diagnosis of nonimmune hereditary red cell membrane disorders. Int. J. Lab. Hematol. 2015, 37, 304–325
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/ijlh.12335/pdf
Supporting Information

Palmer L, Briggs C, McFadden S, Zini G, Burthem J, Rozenberg G, Proytcheva M, Machin SJ.
ICSH recommendations for the standardization of nomenclature and grading of peripheral blood cell morphological features. Int. J. Lab. Hematol. 2015, 37, 287–303
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/ijlh.12327/pdf
Supporting information

2014

Lee SH, Machin SJ. Fifty years of the ICSH: 1964 to 2014. Int J Lab Hematol. 2014 Dec;36(6):589-90.
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/ijlh.12308/epdf

Zini G, Kern W, Brereton M, Stephens AD. ICSH: on board for new projects.
Int J Lab Hematol. 2014 Jun;36(3):306-12
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/ijlh.12232/pdf

Briggs C, Culp N, Davis B, d’Onofrio G, Zini G, Machin SJ. ICSH guidelines for the evaluation of blood cell analysers including those used for differential leucocyte and reticulocyte counting. Int J Lab Hematol. 2014, 36, 598–612
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/ijlh.12201/pdf

Bourner G, De la Salle B, George T, Tabe Y, Baum H, Culp N, Keng TB. ICSH guidelines for the verification and performance of automated cell counters for body fluids. Int J Lab Hematol. 2014, 36, 613–627
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/ijlh.12196/pdf

Zini G. International Council for Standardization in Haematology (ICSH).
Stability of complete blood count parameters with storage: toward defined specifications for different diagnostic applications. Int J Lab Hematol. 2014;36(2):111-3
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/ijlh.12181/pdf

2013

Wood B, Jevremovic D, Béné MC, Yan M, Jacobs P, Litwin V. ICSH/ICCS Working Group. Validation of cell-based fluorescence assays: practice guidelines from the ICSH and ICCS – part V – assay performance criteria. Cytometry B Clin Cytom. 2013;84(5):315-23.
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/cyto.b.21108/pdf

Barnett D, Louzao R, Gambell P, De J, Oldaker T, Hanson CA. ICSH/ICCS Working Group. Validation of cell-based fluorescence assays: practice guidelines from the ICSH and ICCS – part IV – postanalytic considerations.
Cytometry B Clin Cytom. 2013;84(5):309-14.
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/cyto.b.21107/pdf

Tanqri S, Vall H, Kaplan D, Hoffman B, Purvis N, Porwit A, Hunsberger B, Shankey TV. ICSH/ICCS Working Group. Validation of cell-based fluorescence assays: practice guidelines from the ICSH and ICCS – part III – analytical issues. Cytometry B Clin Cytom. 2013;84(5):291-308.
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/cyto.b.21106/pdf

Davis BH, Dasgupta A, Kussick S, Han JY, Estrellado A. ICSH/ICCS Working Group. Validation of cell-based fluorescence assays: practice guidelines from the ICSH and ICCS – part II – preanalytical issues. Cytometry B Clin Cytom. 2013;84(5):286-90.
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/cyto.b.21105/pdf

Davis BH, Wood B, Oldaker T, Barnett D. Validation of cell-based fluorescence assays: practice guidelines from the ICSH and ICCS – part I – rationale and aims. Cytometry B Clin Cytom. 2013;84(5):282-5
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/cyto.b.21104/pdf

ICSH/ICCS Workgroup. Validation of cell-based fluorescence assays: practice guidelines from the International Council for Standardization of Haematology and International Clinical Cytometry Society. Cytometry B Clin Cytom. 2013;84(5):281.
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/cyto.b.21103/pdf

Béné MC, Marti GE. ICSH/ICCS practice guidelines special issue. Cytometry B Clin Cytom. 2013;84(5):279-80.
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/cyto.b.21121/pdf

2012

Roussel M, Davis BH, Fest T, Wood BL. International Council for Standardization in Hematology (ICSH). Toward a reference method for leukocyte differential counts in blood: comparison of three flow cytometric candidate methods. Cytometry A. 2012;81(11):973-82.
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/cyto.a.22092/pdf

Zini G, d’Onofrio G, Briggs C, Erber W, Jou JM, Lee SH, McFadden S, Vives-Corrons JL, Yutaka N, Lesesve JF. International Council for Standardization in Haematology (ICSH). ICSH recommendations for identification, diagnostic value, and quantitation of schistocytes. Int J Lab Hematol. 2012;34(2):107-16
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1751-553X.2011.01380.x/pdf

Stephens AD, Angastiniotis M, Baysal E, Chan V, Fucharoen S, Giordano PC, Hoyer JD, Mosca A, Wild B. International Council for the Standardisation of Haematology (ICSH). ICSH recommendations for the measurement of haemoglobin A2. Int J Lab Hematol. 2012;34(1):1-13.
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1751-553X.2011.01368.x/pdf

Stephens AD, Angastiniotis M, Baysal E, Chan V, Davis B, Fucharoen S, Giordano PC, Hoyer JD, Mosca A, Wild B. International Council for The Standardisation of Haematology (ICSH). ICSH recommendations for the measurement of haemoglobin F. Int J Lab Hematol. 2012;34(1):14-20
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1751-553X.2011.01367.x/pdf

2011

Jou JM, Lewis SM, Briggs C, Lee SH, De La Salle B, McFadden S. International Council for Standardization in Haematology. ICSH review of the measurement of the erythocyte sedimentation rate. Int J Lab Hematol. 2011;33(2):125-32
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1751-553X.2011.01302.x/pdf

2010

Davis BH, Jungerius B. International Council for the Standardization of Haematology (ICSH). International Council for Standardization in Haematology technical report 1-2009: new reference material for haemiglobincyanide for use in standardization of blood haemoglobin measurements. Int J Lab Hematol. 2010;32(2):139-41
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1751-553X.2009.01196.x/pdf

2009

Lewis SM. International Council for Standardization in Haematology – the first 40 years. Int J Lab Hematol. 2009;31(3):253-67
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1751-553X.2009.01138.x/pdf

2008

Lee SH, Erber WN, Porwit A, Tomonaga M, Peterson LC. International Council for Standardization In Hematology. ICSH guidelines for the standardization of bone marrow specimens and reports. Int J Lab Hematol. 2008;30(5):349-64.
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1751-553X.2008.01100.x/pdf

Briggs C, Carter J, Lee SH, Sandhaus L, Simon-Lopez R, Vives Corrons JL. International Council for Standardization in Haematology (ICSH). ICSH Guideline for worldwide point-of-care testing in haematology with special reference to the complete blood count. Int J Lab Hematol. 2008;30(2):105-16.
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1751-553X.2008.01050.x/pdf

McFadden S, Briggs C, Davis B, Jou J, Machin S. The reformed International Council for Standardization in Hematology (ICSH). Int J Lab Hematol. 2008;30(2):89-90
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1751-553X.2008.01053.x/pdf

2003

Bull BS, Fujimoto K, Houwen B, Klee G, van Hove L, van Assendelft OW, Bunyaratvej A, Buttarello M, Davis B, Koepke JA, Lewis SM, Machin SJ, d’Onofrio G, Rowan RM, Tatsumi N. ICSH Expert Panel on Cytometry. International Council for Standardization in Haematology (ICSH) recommendations for “surrogate reference” method for the packed cell volume. Lab Hematol. 2003;9(1):1-9.

2002

Tatsumi N, Lewis SM. Restructuring of international council for standardization in haematology (ICSH) in Asia. Int J Hematol. 2002;76 Suppl 1:281-5.

2001

International Council for Standardization in Haematology Expert Panel on Cytometry; International Society of Laboratory Hematology Task Force on Platelet Counting. Platelet counting by the RBC/platelet ratio method. A reference method. Am J Clin Pathol. 2001;115(3):460-4.
http://ajcp.ascpjournals.org/content/115/3/460.long

Buttarello M, Bulian P, Farina G, Temporin V, Toffolo L, Trabuio E, Rizzotti P.
Flow cytometric reticulocyte counting. Parallel evaluation of five fully automated analyzers: an NCCLS-ICSH approach. Am J Clin Pathol. 2001;115(1):100-11.
http://ajcp.ascpjournals.org/content/115/1/100.long

1999

Case J, Ford DS, Chung A, Collins R, Kochman S, Mazda T, Overbeeke M, Perera R, Sakuldamrongpanich T, Scott M, Voak D, Zupańska B. International reference reagents: antihuman globulin. An ISBT/ICSH joint working party report. International Society of Blood Transfusion. International Committee for Standardization in Haematology. Vox Sang. 1999;77(2):121-7.

1996

Recommendations for Reference Method for Haemoglobinometry in Human Blood (ICSH Standard 1995) and Specifications for International Haemiglobincyanide Standard (4th edition). J Clin Pathol. 1996;49(4): 271–274
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC500441/pdf/jclinpath00241-0001.pdf

van Assendelft OW, Buursma A, Zijlstra WG. Stability of Haemiglobincyanide (HiCN) Standards, J Clin Pathol. 1996;49(4): 275–277
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC500443/pdf/jclinpath00241-0005.pdf

Zwart A, van Assendelft OW, Bull BS, England JM, Lewis SM, Zijlstra WG. Recommendations for reference method for haemoglobinometry in human blood (ICSH standard 1995) and specifications for international haemiglobinocyanide standard (4th edition). J Clin Pathol. 1996;49(4):271-4.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC500441/pdf/jclinpath00241-0001.pdf

1995

Interpretation of Measured Red Cell Mass and Plasma Volume in Adults. Br J Haematol, 1995;89:748-756
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1365-2141.1995.tb08411.x/pdf

New developments in establishing reference methods in blood cell counting. Lab Med.1995;19:191-201

Hüfner Memorial Symposium: Analytical and Physiological Aspects of 100 Years of Hemoglobin Research. Lab Hematol. 1995;1:143-169

Hematology Laboratory Management and Practice.  Lewis SM, Koepke JA, eds. Butterworth-Heinemann, Oxford, UK, 1995

Scott CS, Den Ottolander GJ, Swirsky D, Pangalis GA, Vives Corrons JL, De Pasquale A, Van Hove L, Bennett JM, Namba K, Flandrin G, Lewis SM, Polliack A. Recommended procedures for the classification of acute leukaemias. Leuk Lymphoma. 1995;18 Suppl 1:1-12.

1994

Reference method for the enumeration of erythrocytes and leucocytes. Clin Lab Haematol. 1994;16:131-138
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1365-2257.1994.tb00399.x/pdf

Guidelines for the evaluation of blood cell analyzers including those used for differential leucocyte and reticulocyte counting and cell marker applications. Clin Lab Haematol. 1994;16:157-174
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1365-2257.1994.tb00402.x/pdf

1993

Recommendations of the International Council for Standardization in Haematology for ethylenediaminetetracetic acid anticoagulation of blood for blood cell counting and sizing. Am J Clin Pathol. 1993;100:371-372

Scott CS, Den Ottolander GJ, Swirsky D, Pangalis GA, Vives Corrons JL, de Pasquale A, van Hove L, Bennett JM, Namba K, Flandrin G, Lewis SM, Polliack A. Recommended procedures for the classification of acute leukaemias. Leuk Lymphoma. 1993;11(1-2):37-50

ICSH recommendations for measurement of erythrocyte sedimentation rate. J Clin Pathol. 1993;46:198-203
http://jcp.bmj.com/content/46/3/198.long

Recommendations for standardization, safety and quality control of erythrocyte sedimentation rate. WHO/LAB/93.1,1993

1992

ICSH guidelines for reticulocyte counting by microscopy on supravitally stained preparations. WHO/LBS/92.3

Calibration and maintenance of semi-automated haematology equipment. WHO/LBS/92.8

1991

Recommended method for the determination of the haemoglobin concentration of blood. WHO/LAB/84.10 Rev.1, Revised 1991.

Stable lyophilized reagents for the serum ferritin assay. Clin Lab Haematol. 1991;13:297-305
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1365-2257.1991.tb00285.x/pdf

Hematology standardization for collaborative studies and clinical trials. International Council for Standardization in Haematology. Lab Medica. 1991;8(3):20-23

Caswell M, Stuart J. Evaluation of a 200 mm long vacuum aspiration tube for measurement of erythrocyte sedimentation rate. J Clin Pathol. 1991;44:429-430
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC496879/pdf/jclinpath00407-0077.pdf

Caswell M, Stuart J. Assessment of Diesse Ves-matic automated system for measuring erythrocyte sedimentation rate. J Clin Pathol. 1991;44:946-949
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC496637/pdf/jclinpath00413-0066.pdf

1990

Recommended methods for the determination of packed cell volume by centrifugation. WHO Document LAB/89.1, 1989; Biochim Clin. 1990;14(4):405-410

ICSH recommendations for the analysis of red cell, white cell and platelet size distribution curves. Methods for fitting a single reference distribution and assessing its goodness of fit. Clin Lab Haematol. 1990;12:417-431
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1365-2257.1990.tb00354.x/pdf

Revised recommendations for the measurement of the serum iron in human blood. Br J Haematol. 1990;75:615-616
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1365-2141.1990.tb07808.x/pdf

Announcement: Nomenclature of platelet specific antigens. Br J Haematol. 1990;74(2):239-240

Revised guidelines for compatibility testing in hospital blood banks: Important changes for quality assurance and procedures. Clin Lab Haematol. 1990;12(2):235-236.

Verwilghen RL. Standardization and cell counting in haematology. ISH Newsletter, 1990;1:73-78

Lewis SM. Standardization and harmonization of the blood count: The role of International Committee for Standardization in Haematology (ICSH). Eur J Haematol Suppl. 1990;53:9-13

1989

Letter to the Editor: Proposed method for the determination of haemoglobin in blood. J Clin Chem Clin Biochem. 1989;27:525-526

IFCC/ICSH/WHO principles and recommendations on evaluation of diagnostic reagent sets used in health laboratories with limited resources. Part III: Evaluation of performance using patient specimens and reference method for analytes commonly determined in body fluids.WHO Document LAB/89.2, 1989.

Recommended screening test for pyrimidine 5′-nucleotidase deficiency. Clin Lab Haematol. 1989;11:55-56
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1365-2257.1989.tb00174.x/pdf

Recommended methods for an additional red cell enzyme (pyrimidine 5′-nucleotidase) assay and the determination of red cell adenosine-5′-triphosphate, 2,3-diphosphoglycerate and reduced glutathione. Clin Lab Haematol. 1989;11:131-138
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1365-2257.1989.tb00195.x/pdf

Announcement: Guidelines on selection of laboratory tests for monitoring the acute-phase response. Haematologia. 1989;22:131

Verwilghen RL. Guidelines on selection of laboratory tests for monitoring the acute-phase response. Haematologica. 1989;74(2):219.

Lewis SM, van Assendelft OW. Letter to the Editor: Proposed method for the determination of haemoglobin in blood. J Clin Chem Clin Biochem. 1989;27:525-526

Recommended methods for the determination of packed cell volume by centrifugation. WHO Document LAB/89.1, 1989; Biochim Clin. 1990;14(4):405-410

1988

Recommended methods for the visual determination of white cell and platelet counts. WHO Document LAB/88.3, 1988; Biochim Clin. 1988;12:1385-1391

The assignment of values to fresh blood used for calibrating automated blood cell counters. Clin Lab Haematol. 1988;10: 203-212
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1365-2257.1988.tb01172.x/pdf

Guidelines for manufacturers’ manuals for use in developing countries. ISH Newsletter. 1988;1:1-18

Selected method for visual platelet counting. Lab Medica. 1988;5(4):31

Recommended method for 111In platelet survival studies. J Nucl Med. 1988;29(4);564-566
http://jnm.snmjournals.org/content/29/4/564.long

Replicate tests for the detection and correction of errors in anti-human globulin (AHG) tests: optimum conditions and quality control. Haematologia. 1988;21(1);3-16

Recommendations for neonatal screening for haemoglobinopathies. Clin Lab Haematol. 1988;10:335-345
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1365-2257.1988.tb00027.x/pdf

Guidelines for measurement of blood viscosity and erythrocyte deformability. Biochim Clin. 1988;12:743-752

Guidelines on selection of laboratory tests for monitoring the acute phase response. J Clin Pathol. 1988;41:1203-1212
http://jcp.bmj.com/content/41/11/1203.long

The WHO International External Quality Assessment Scheme for Haematology. Bulletin of the World Health Organization, 66, 3, 283-290, 1988.

Stuart J, Lewis SM. Monitoring the acute phase response. Alternative tests to measuring erythrocyte sedimentation rate. Br Med J. 1988;297:1143-1144
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1835020/

Lewis SM. Getting the right answers from blood. World Health Forum, 9, 575-581, 1988.

Quality Assurance in Haematology. Lewis SM, Verwilghen RL, eds. Baillière Tindall, London, pp. 297, 1988.

1987

Recommendations for reference method for haemoglobinometry in human blood (ICSH standard 1986) and specifications for international haemiglobincyanide reference preparation (3rd edition). Clin Lab Haematol. 1987;9:73-79
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1365-2257.1987.tb01384.x/pdf

International reference polyspecific anti-human globulin reagents. ISBT/ICSH Working Party. Vox Sang. 1987;53:241-247

Thromboplastin and oral anticoagulant control. Br J Haematol. 1987;66:1-4
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1365-2141.1987.00385.x-i1/pdf

Approved recommendation (1987) on the theory of reference values. Part 1 : The concept of reference values. J Clin Chem Clin Biochem. 1987;25:337-342

Approved recommendation (1987) on the theory of values. Part 5: Statistical treatment of collected reference values. Determination of reference limits. J Clin Chem Clin Biochem. 1987;25:645-565

Approved recommendation (1987) on the theory of reference values.Part 6 : Presentation of observed values related to reference values. J Clin Chem Clin Biochem. 1987;25:657- 662

Lewis SM, Verwilghen RL. Standardization in haematology. ISH Newsletter. 1987;3: 26-32

Lewis SM. Letter to the Editor: ICSH protocol for evaluation of automated blood cell counters. Am J Clin Pathol. 1987 Dec;766.

1986

Proposed serum standard for human serum vitamin B12 assay. Br J Haematol. 1986;64:809-811
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1365-2141.1986.tb02243.x/pdf

Anti-human globulin reagent specification. The European and ISBT/ICSH view. Biotest Bulletin. 1986;1:7-22

Quality control of anti-human globulin tests: use of replicate tests to improve performance. Biotest Bulletin. 1986;1:41-52

Standardized Romanowsky staining of blood and bone marrow films. WHO/LAB/86.1 1986.

Health Laboratory Technology, 1986. Instructions for users of poster: guide for morphological identification of anaemia. WHO/LAB/86.6, 1986.

Partial thromboplastin time test – proposed performance guidelines. Thromb Haemost. 1986;55:143-144

Report ICSH Expert Panel on Blood Rheology: Guidelines for measurement of blood viscosity and erythrocyte deformability. Clin Hemorheol. 1986;6:439-453

Guidelines for measurement of blood viscosity and erythrocyte deformability : editorial. Clin Hemorheol. 1986;6:363-364

External Quality Assessment in Haematology (ICSH/ECCLS). ISH Newsletter. 1986;1:21-32

Quality Assurance in Haematology. WHO/LAB/86.5, 1986.

1985

Proposed international standard of human ferritin for the serum ferritin assay. Br J Haematol. 1985;61:61-63
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1365-2141.1985.tb04060.x/pdf

Recommended methods for cytological procedures in haematology. Clin Lab Haematol. 1985;7:55-74
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1365-2257.1985.tb00007.x/pdf

Reliability and clinical impact of the normalization of the prothrombin times in oral anticoagulant control. Thromb Haemost. 1985;53:148-154

ICSH/ICTH recommendations for reporting prothrombin time in oral anticoagulant control. Blut. 1985;50:185-187 ; Haematologica. 1985;70(3):269-277 ; Haematologia. 1985;18:141-143 ; J Clin Pathol. 1985;38:133-134
http://jcp.bmj.com/content/38/2/133.long

Koepke JA, Triplett DA. Standardization of the prothrombin time – finally. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 1985;109:800-801

Haemoglobin reference values. ISH (EAD) Newsletter. 1985;3:22-24

1984

England JM, Rowan RM, van Assendelft OW, Coulter WH, Groner W, Jones AR, Koepke JA, Lewis SM, Shinton NK, Thom R. Protocol for evaluation of automated blood cell counters. International Committee for Standardization in Haematology (ICSH). Clin Lab Haematol. 1984;6(1):69-84.
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1365-2257.1984.tb00528.x/pdf

Preparation, characterization and storage of human ferritin for use as a standard for the assay of serum ferritin. Clin Lab Haematol. 1984;6:177-191
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1365-2257.1984.tb00541.x/pdf

ICSH reference method for staining of blood and bone marrow films by azure B and eosin Y (Romanowsky stain). Br J Haematol. 1984;57:707-710
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1365-2141.1984.tb02949.x/pdf

Recommendation for a selected method for the measurement of plasma viscosity. J Clin Pathol. 1984;37:1147-1152
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC498957/

The principles and methods of quality assurance in haematology. WHO Document LAB/84.3, 1984.

Quality assurance in haematology: a training course manual and practical workbook. WHO Document LAB/84.6, 1984

Thromboplastin Calibration and Oral Anticoagulant Control. van den Besselaar AM, Gralnick HR, Lewis SM, eds. Martinus Nijhoff, Dordrecht, Netherlands, 1984. Papers presented at Workshop held in Leiden under auspices of ICSH and associated international organizations (16 chapters).

Thomson JM, Tomenson JA, Poller L. The calibration of the second primary international reference preparation for thromboplastin (thromboplastin, human, plain, coded BCT/253). Thromb Haemost. 1984;52(3):336-342

Recommended method for the determination of haemoglobin concentration of blood. WHO Document LAB/84.10, 1984; Indian J Haematol. 1987;4:169-179

1982

ICSH recommendations for the analysis of red cell, white cell and platelet size distribution curves: I. General principles. J Clin Pathol. 1982;35:1320
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC497970/pdf/jclinpath00505-0020.pdf

Selected methods for the determination of packed cell volume. In van Assendelft OW, England JM, eds. Advances in Haematological Methods: the Blood Count, pp 99-106. Boca Raton, Florida: CRC Press, 1982.

Requirements for thromboplastins used to control oral anticoagulant therapy. WHO (BS 82.1379), 1982.

Standardization of blood specimen collection procedure for reference values. Clin Lab Haematol. 1982;4:83
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1365-2257.1982.tb00063.x/pdf

Progress in laboratory control of oral anticoagulants. Lancet. 1982;2:318
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0140673682902835

Conventional and high-technology teaching methods for educating health professionals in developing nations. J Audiov Media Med. 1982;5:21

Advances in Hematological Methods: the Blood Count. van Assendelft OW, England JM, eds. CRC Press, Inc. Boca Raton, Florida, 1982.

1981

Recommended methods for the measurement of vitamin B12 absorption. J Nucl Med. 1981;22:1091
http://jnm.snmjournals.org/content/22/12/1091.full.pdf+html

The theory of reference values. Clin Lab Haematol. 1981;3:369

Haematology in developing countries. Br Med J. 1981;283:262
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1506355/

1980

Recommended methods for the determination of packed cell volume. WHO Document LAB/80.4, 1980.

Recommendation for reference method for determination by centrifugation of packed cell volume of blood. J Clin Pathol. 1980;33:1
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1145971/pdf/jclinpath00461-0009.pdf

Recommended method for the determination of the haemoglobin content of blood. WHO Document, LAB/80.3, 1980.

Recommended method for radioisotope red-cell survival studies. Br J Haematol. 1980;45:659
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1365-2141.1980.tb07189.x/pdf

Recommended methods for measurement of red-cell and plasma volume. J Nucl Med. 1980;21:793
http://jnm.snmjournals.org/content/21/8/793.long

Working Party on the standardization of antiglobulin reagents of the Expert Panel on Serology. Vox Sang. 1980;38;178

Recommended method for the determination of the erythrocyte sedimentation rate. WHO/LAB/80.5, 1980.

1979

Recommended methods for the characterization of red cell pyruvate kinase variants. Br J Haematol. 1979;43:275
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1365-2141.1979.tb03751.x/pdf

The International Committee for Standardization in Haematology. Recommended screening test for glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G-6-PD) deficiency. Br J Haematol. 1979;43:469
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1365-2141.1979.tb03774.x/pdf

Prothrombin time standardization: Report of the Expert Panel on Oral Anticoagulant Control. Thromb Haemost. 1979;42;1073

Biological properties of the thromboplastin and plasma included in the ICSH/ICTH collaborative study on prothrombin time standardization. Thromb Haemost. 1979;42: 1115

Prothrombin time standardization report of the Expert Panel on Oral Anticoagulant Control: A minority opinion. Thromb Haemost. 1979;42:1132

The stability of the WHO thromboplastin NIBS&C 67/40. Thromb Haemost. 1979;42;1135

Clinical implications of automation in cell counting systems. Clin Lab Haematol. 1979;1:1
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1365-2257.1979.tb00585.x/pdf

Results of calibration by the Dutch National Reference Laboratory on the thromboplastins included in the ICTH/ICSH collaborative study of prothrombin time standardization. Thromb Haemost. 1979;42:1128

Prospects for automated differential leucocyte counting in the routine laboratory. Clin Lab Haematol. 1979;1:263
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1365-2257.1979.tb01091.x/pdf

Recommendations for fetal haemoglobin reference preparations and fetal haemoglobin determination by the alkali denaturation method. Br J Haematol. 1987; 42:133 ; Indian J Hematol. 1987;3:115-118
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1365-2141.1979.tb03705.x/pdf

1978

Protocol for type testing equipment and apparatus used for haematological analysis. J Clin Pathol. 1978;31: 275
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1145243/pdf/jclinpath00439-0075.pdf

Recommendations for reference method for haemoglobinometry in human blood and specifications for international haemiglobincyanide reference preparation. J Clin Pathol. 1978;31:139
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1145204/pdf/jclinpath00438-0039.pdf

Recommendations for measurement of serum iron in human blood. Br J Haematol. 1978;38:291 ; Indian J Haematol. 1988;6:107-111
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1365-2141.1978.tb01045.x/pdf

The measurement of total and unsaturated iron-binding capacity in serum. Br J Haematol. 1978;3:281
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1365-2141.1978.tb01044.x/pdf

Standardmethoden für die Bestimmung der Thrombozytenlebenszeit mit Radioisotopen. Blut. 1978;36:179

Simple electrophoretic system for presumptive identification of abnormal hemoglobins. Blood. 1978;52:1065
http://www.bloodjournal.org/content/52/5/1058.long?sso-checked=1

Recommendations of a system for identifying abnormal hemoglobins. Blood. 1978;52:1065
http://www.bloodjournal.org/content/52/5/1065.long

Recommendations for selected methods for quantitative estimation of HbA2 and HbA2 reference preparation. Br J Haematol. 1978;38:573 ; Indian J Hematol. 1987;1: 27-31
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1365-2141.1978.tb01082.x/pdf

1977

Recommended methods for radioisotope platelet survival studies. Blood. 1977;50:1137
http://www.bloodjournal.org/content/50/6/1137

Méthode recommandée pour l’étude de la durée de vie des plaquettes. Nouvelle Revue Francais d’Hématologie. 1977;18:531

Recommended methods for red cell enzyme analysis. Br J Haematol. 1977;35:331
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1365-2141.1977.tb00589.x/pdf

Recommendation for measurement of erythrocyte sedimentation rate of human blood. Am J Clin Pathol. 1977;66:505

Recommendations for abnormal haemoglobin standard. International Committee for Standardization in Haematology. Br J Haematol. 1977;35:161 ; Indian J Haematol. 1987;2:79-82
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1365-2141.1977.tb00571.x/pdf

1976

A study performed on batches of serum albumin used as diluents in Rh testing. Br J Haematol. 1976;32:215
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1365-2141.1976.tb00924.x/pdf

Methods for the determination of packed cell volume. WHO Document LAB/76.3, 1976

Ingram GI, Hills M. The prothrombin time test: effect of varying citrate concentration. Thromb Haemost. 1976 Aug 31;36(1):230-6.

Ingram GI, Hills M. Reference method for the one-stage prothrombin time test on human blood. International Committee for Standardization in Hematology. Thromb Haemost. 1976 Aug 31;36(1):237-8

1975

Recommended methods for surface counting to determine sites of red cell destruction. Br J Haematol. 1975;30:249
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1365-2141.1975.tb00538.x/pdf

Abnormal Haemoglobins and Thalassaemia. Schmidt RM, ed. Academic Press, New York/San Francisco/London, 1975.

Topics of standardization in haematology. Evolution et Standardization. Proceedings of 3rd Meeting of the Society for Biological Research, p. 403, L’Expansion Scientifique Francaise, 1975.

Quality Control in Haematology. Lewis SM, Coster JF, eds. Academic Press, London/New York/San Francisco, 1975.

1973

Reference method for the erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) test on human blood. Br J Haematol. 1973;24:671
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1365-2141.1973.tb01693.x/pdf

Standard techniques for the measurement of red cell and plasma volume. Br J Haematol. 1973;25:801
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1365-2141.1973.tb01792.x/pdf

1972

Recommendation for use of SI in clinical laboratory measurements. Br J Haematol. 1972;23:787
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1365-2141.1972.tb03495.x/pdf

Modern Concepts in Haematology. Izak G, Lewis SM, eds. Academic Press, New York/London, 1972.

1971

van Assendelft OW, Holtz AH, Lewis SM. Determination of the haemoglobin content of blood. WHO/BS/71.1026-WHO/HLS/71.46, 1971.

The International Committee for Standardization in Haematology. Proposed recommendations for measurement of serum iron in human blood. Br J Haematol. 1971;20:451
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1365-2141.1971.tb07057.x/pdf

International Standardization in Haematology. Boll.Ist.Sieroter. Milanese. 1971;50:120

1968

Standardization in Haematology. Astaldi G, Sirtori C, Vanzetti G, eds. Franco Angeli Editore, Milan, 1968.

1967

The International Committee for Standardization in Haematology. Recommendations for haemoglobinometry in human blood. Br J Haematol. 1967;13 (Suppl):71
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1365-2141.1967.tb00751.x/pdf

International standard for haemoglobinometry. J Clin Pathol. 1967;20:791
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC473579/pdf/jclinpath00370-0111.pdf

Automation in haematology. Br J Haematol. 1967;13 (4);3-7
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1365-2141.1967.tb00737.x/pdf

1966

Standardization in Haematology III. de Boroviczény CG, ed. S. Karger, New York, 1966.

1965

Recommendations and requirements for haemoglobinometry in human blood. J Clin Pathol. 1965;18:353
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC472940/pdf/jclinpath00356-0093.pdf

Standardization, Documentation and Normal Values in Haematology. de Boroviczény CG, ed. S. Karger, New York, 1965.

1964

Erythrocytometric Methods and their Standardization. de Boroviczény CG, ed. Basel (Switzerland), S. Karger, New York, 1964.