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Quality Assurance Unit - Scheme Details

Microbiology
PT Number
PT0008
Scheme title
Bacterial diseases in cold water fish
Suitable testing methods
Culture and identification
Reporting for format
Intended pathogen and other organisms isolated. Authorised report will be published electronically. These will show intended result and results from all participants
Results to be returned within
35 days
Number of samples in each distribution
3
Sample Type
0.1mL freeze dried sample in glass vial.
Packaging and transport details
UN3373. Biological substance Category B. Courier delivery will incur additional costs. Please contact the QA unit for details.
Number of distributions per year
3
Subcontracted work
Various aspects of the Proficiency testing schemes may at times be subcontracted. When this occurs it is placed with a competent subcontractor and the Quality Assurance Unit is responsible to the scheme participants for the subcontractors work. Expert comments on this scheme are provided by the Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (CEFAS)
Accreditation status
Not accredited.
Date scheme started
Pre 2007
Notes
For price and detail of distribution months please see price list or contact: vetqas@apha.gsi.gov.uk
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