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Quality Assurance Unit - Scheme Details

Antibody Detection
PT Number
PT0022
Scheme title
Brucella canis
Suitable testing methods
Slide Agglutination Test – SAT, Rapid Slide Agglutination - RSA
Reporting format
Result and Interpretation, i.e. +ve / -ve / Inconclusive (SAT), 1+/2+/3+/-ve (RSA). Authorised report will be published electronically. These will show intended results and results from all participants.
Results to be returned within
21 days
Number of samples in each distribution
5
Sample Type
0.5ml liquid serum
Packaging and transport details
Non-infectious substance. UK - Normal post. Overseas - courier. Courier delivery will incur additional costs. 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
ISO/IEC 17043: 2010 Conformity assessment - General requirements for proficiency testing
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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