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Quality Assurance Unit - Scheme Details

Microbiology
PT Number
PT0104
Scheme title
Taylorella  / Klebsiella / Pseudomonas (non UK labs)
Suitable testing methods
Screening for Taylorella equigenitalis, Klebsiella pneumoniae and Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Reporting format
Intended pathogen and other organisms.
If Taylorella equigenitalis is isolated, please indicate whether sensitive or resistant to Streptomycin. If a pathogen is not isolated in a sample, please enter `Negative` against the sample number in the `Intended Pathogens Isolated` section on the result entry page. Other organisms may be entered in the result entry section provided (optional).
Authorised reports will be published electronically. The will show intended results and results from all participants.
Results to be returned within
21 days
Number of samples in each distribution
9
Sample Type
Simulated Clitoral Swab as a 0.1ml freeze dried samples in glass vials. Samples may also contain contaminants typically found in Clitoral swabs
Packaging and transport details
UN3373 – Biological substance category B. Courier delivery will incur additional charges. Please contact the QA unit for further details.
Number of distributions per year
2
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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