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Quality Assurance Unit - Scheme Details

Antibody Detection
PT Number
PT0049
Scheme title
Glanders serology
Suitable testing methods
CFT
Reporting format
Titre and interpretation i.e. +ve / -ve / inconclusive. Authorised report will be published electronically. These will show intended result and results from all participants
Results to be returned within
28 days
Number of samples in each distribution
5
Sample Type
0.25ml liquid serum from infected animals (heat treated)
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. Can be packed with other Equine PT Schemes (PT0001, PT0007, PT0046, PT0047, PT0106, PT0112)
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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