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Quality Assurance Unit - Scheme Details

Antibody Detection
PT Number
PT0052
Scheme title
Infectious Bovine Rhinotracheitis (IBR) milk
Suitable testing methods
ELISA (this scheme is not suitable for testing using gE ELISA)
Reporting format
ELISA OD, % positivity, +ve, -ve, IC. Authorised reports are published electronically. These show intended results and results from all participants
Results to be returned within
14 days
Number of samples in each distribution
5
Sample Type
1ml liquid bulk tank milk from infected animals.
Packaging and transport details
Non-infectious substance. UK - normal post. Overseas - courier. Courier delivery will incur charges. Please contact the QA unit for details
Number of distributions per year
4
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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