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Quality Assurance Unit - Scheme Details

Microbiology
PT Number
PT0088
Scheme title
Salmonella in poultry
Suitable testing methods
Culture and Isolation, and where applicable speciation can be reported
Reporting format
Positive / Negative. Authorised report will be published electronically. These 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
0.1 ml Freezed dried in glass vials. The samples contain a variety of Salmonella species. These will be both reference strains and field strains commonly found in poultry samples. Some of the samples will contain pure cultures whilst others will contain contaminants. The panel may also contain negative samples
Packaging and transport details
UN3373 – Biological substance category B. Courier delivery required which will incur additional charges. Please contact the QA unit for further details.
Number of distributions per year
4
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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