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Quality Assurance Unit - Scheme Details

Antibody Detection
PT Number
PT0065
Scheme title
Gamma interferon (Bovine TB)
Suitable testing methods
ELISA (eg Bovigam Gamma IFN ELISA)
Reporting format
+ve /  -ve / inconclusive. Authorised reports show intended results and results from all participants. It should be noted that the intended results are based on the APHA methodology and the interpretation criteria used in the UK. ‘Incorrect’ returns might reflect the application of different interpretation criteria or different testing strategies and might not, necessarily, indicate test failure.
Results to be returned within
29 days
Number of samples in each distribution
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.
Sample Type
220 µl x 4 treated plasma samples
Packaging and transport details
UN3373 – Biological substance category B on dry Ice. Courier delivery required which will incur additional charges. Please contact the QA unit for further details
Number of distributions per year
4
Accreditation status
This PT is not accredited.
Date scheme started
April 2008
Notes
For price and detail of distribution months please see price list or contact: vetqas@apha.gsi.gov.uk
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