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Quality Assurance Unit - Scheme Details

Parasitology
PT Number
PT0111
Scheme title
Trichinella spiralis
Suitable testing methods
Examination of sediment and enumeration of larvae
Reporting format
Number of larvae counted. 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
4
Sample Type
Preserved larvae in post-digestion filtrate (15-20ml)
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 PT 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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