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Quality Assurance Unit - Scheme Details

Microbiology
PT Number
PT0060
Scheme title
Mastitis bovine
Suitable testing methods
Microbiological culture and PCR
Reporting format
Intended pathogen and other organisms isolated. Authorised reports are published electronically. These show intended results and results from all participants
Results to be returned within
21 days
Number of samples in each distribution
3
Sample Type
0.1ml freeze dried simulated milk specimen in glass vial
Packaging and transport details
UN 3373 Category B Biological Substance Category B. Overseas labs sent by courier.  Courier delivery will incur additional costs. Please contact the QA unit for details
Number of distributions per year
2
Accreditation status
ISO/IEC 17043: 2010 Conformity assessment - General requirements for proficiency testing.
NB: The PCR testing part of this scheme is not covered by UKAS accreditation.
Date scheme started
Pre 2007
Notes
For price and detail of distribution months please see price list or contact: vetqas@apha.defra.gsi.gov.uk
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