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Quality Assurance Unit - Scheme Details

Microbiology
PT Number
PT0126
Scheme title
Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae culture
Suitable testing methods
Culture. Freeze dried sample to be re suspended in Mycoplasma media used for culture of M.hyopneumoniae.
Reporting format
Results to be reported as +ve or –ve.
Authorised report will be published electronically. These will show intended results and results from all participants.
Results to be returned within
21 days
Number of samples in each distribution
5
Sample Type
0.5 ml freeze dried sample in glass vial from infected stock
Packaging and transport details
UN3373 – Biological substance category B in Biofreeze bottle. Courier delivery required which will incur additional charges. Please contact the QA unit for further details
Number of distributions per year
2
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
Not accredited.
Date scheme started
2009
Notes
For price and detail of distribution months please see price list or contact: vetqas@apha.gsi.gov.uk
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