This document has two objectives:
- to explain the automation process associated to the Blood Stability Score (BSS) calculation in ADAMS,
- to provide a guide to the ADOs, WADA accredited Laboratories and Laboratories Approved for the ABP (Labs) and Laboratory-associated APMUs in compliance with the ABP Guidelines and ISTI.
The target organization (ADOs, Labs and APMUs) is indicated for each Section below. An organization can skip the Sections targeting others organization types.
For more information on the mandatory requirements associated to the collection, transport and analysis of blood samples, please refer to Section 3.1, 3.2 and 3.3 of the ABP Guidelines:
A Q&A on the BSS is available here: