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Quality Assurance Unit - Scheme Details

Feed Tests
PT Number
PT0080
Scheme title
Protein in animal feed PCR
Suitable testing methods
PCR
Reporting format
Species tested (bovine, ovine, porcine, ruminant, avian or mixed) and whether positive or negative on a tabulation. Authorised report will be published electronically. The reports are anonymous and will show intended result and results from all participants.
Results to be returned within
21 days
Number of samples in each distribution
5
Sample Type
Positive or negative feed samples. Positives will include either bovine, ovine, porcine or avian processed animal proteins
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.
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
This scheme is not accredited.
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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