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Quality Assurance Unit - Scheme Details

Microbiology
PT Number
PT0025
Scheme title
Brucella abortus slides
Suitable testing methods
Staining and reading of slides using the Modified Ziehl Neelsen (MZN) technique or equivalent.
Reporting format
Positive or Negative results. 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
Positive and Negative slides made from liver suspension and killed Brucella suspension added for the positive samples in varying amounts
Packaging and transport details
UN3373 Biological substance Category B. UK - Normal post, Overseas – courier. Courier delivery required which will incur additional charges. Please contact the QA unit for details.
Number of distributions per year
4
Accreditation status
ISO/IEC 1704: 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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