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Quality Assurance Unit - Scheme Details

Antibody Detection
PT Number
PT0009
Scheme title
Big Liver and Spleen Disease (BLS) antibody detection
Suitable testing methods
Agar Gel Immuno Diffusion Test - AGIDT
Reporting format
+ve / -ve / inconclusive. Authorised report will be published electronically. These will show intended result and results from all participants.
Results to be returned within
14 days
Number of samples in each distribution
5
Sample Type
150μl liquid serum (chemically inactivated).
Packaging and transport details
Non-infectious substance. UK - Normal post. Overseas - courier. Please contact the QA unit for details.
Number of distributions per year
2
Subcontracting
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.
Accreditation status
This scheme is 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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