CISMaP Center of Excellence specializes in the field of Diagnostics and Medical Devices, including:
Center for Innovation and Standard for Medical Technology and Physical Therapy was established as a strategic unit under the Faculty of Medical Technology, Khon Kaen University. It was founded with support from the National Research Council of Thailand's D1 research grant in 2018. The project titled 'Standardization Center to Support the Research Network in Disease Diagnosis Technology Using Biological Infrared Spectroscopy and an International-Level Medical Laboratory Proficiency Testing Center' aims to fulfill the mission of the Faculty of Medical Technology in terms of translating research and innovation into practical applications. The center's goals include providing academic services in medical and health sciences, developing personnel expertise in health science, and enhancing the country's competitive edge by advancing research, development, and knowledge in medical and health sciences."
Faculty of Medical Technology at Khon Kaen University are centered around its core competency in research to address significant and common health problems in the region. These issues have an impact on the quality of life and can be translated into healthcare services. The faculty recognizes the importance of contributing to driving Thailand towards the Thailand 4.0 era in the fields of public health, healthcare, and medical technology.
To achieve this, the faculty has established a standardized laboratory to support a research network in diagnostic technology. The focus is on research in bio-spectroscopy platform, particularly for disease diagnosis. The development of measurement standards is emphasized, benchmarked against reference methods. The goal is to establish a standardized research laboratory for the bio-spectroscopy platform, serving as a diagnostic technology for pre-disease surveillance, early disease screening, and continuous treatment monitoring. Accurate and rapid disease progression assessment will enhance the quality of life for the population and reduce the consequences of chronic illnesses.
Moreover, this technological laboratory platform can serve as a reference and support the application of research benefits to researchers in the region. Collaborating with experts from both domestic and international sources, including institutions such as the Synchrotron Light Research Institute, a private sector organization, and Monash University in Australia, the laboratory aims to consult and develop the mentioned technologies.
Furthermore, in line with the Faculty of Medical Technology's capacity expansion plan, it aims to encompass the certification and quality control of medical laboratory diagnostic capabilities. As part of this effort, an international-level medical laboratory proficiency testing center has been established. This center follows a quality management process that encompasses organizational integration, strategic planning, emphasis on leadership and stakeholder involvement, data analysis and management, personnel focus, process management, in conjunction with compliance to standards and ISO 17043 (Proficiency testing provider) requirements.
The collaboration involves consulting with other organizations regarding infrared spectroscopy techniques.
Collaboration in producing proficiency testing materials for blood culture-related microbiological processes (Hemoculture) for the private sector, including firms like Fermier Co., Ltd. and Innomed (Thailand) Co., Ltd.
This product preserves viable microorganisms in a thin film format, and can be used as a standard material for evaluating the staff competency and facilitating certified proficiency testing of hemoculture or bacterial culture system among clinical laboratories.
The microbial film is highly stable when or still alive when stored at 4 ºC for a year. It is also stable during transport at room temperature temperatures (no more than 40ºC) for up to 2 weeks.
ISO/IEC 17034:2016 (Reference materials)
ISO/IEC 17043:2010 (Proficiency test providers)
Analysis of stone composition using infrared spectroscopy (ATR mode). The identities of chemicals are determined using the OPUS database following the international standard of laboratory testing (ISO 17025:2017).
QC materials are provided for the following parameters in hemoculture:
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