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Quality Assurance Unit - Scheme Details

Microbiology
PT Number
PT0039
Scheme title
E.coli 0157
Suitable testing methods
Culture and identification
Reporting for format
+ve / -ve. Authorised reports show intended results and result from all participants 
Results to be returned within
21 days
Number of samples in each distribution
4
Sample Type
Simulated bovine samples, representing, tissue, faeces, fluid and swabs containing varying concentrations of a non–toxigenic strain of E. coli 0157 and contaminants. Freeze dried in glass vial.
Packaging and transport details
UN3373 – Biological substance category B. Courier delivery will incur additional charges. Please contact the QA unit for further details
Number of distributions per year
4
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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