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Quality Assurance Unit - Scheme Details

Antibody Detection
PT Number
PT0128
Scheme title
Contagious Bovine Pleuropneumoniae (CBPP) – antibody detection
Suitable testing methods
ELISA / CFT / immuno blot test
Reporting format
cELISA - % inhibition and Interpretation (+ve/-ve/IC). CFT - % haemolysis and Interpretation (+ve/-ve/IC). Immunoblot test - +ve or –ve. Authorised report will be published electronically. These will show intended result and results from all participants.
Results to be returned within
14 days
Number of samples in each distribution
5
Sample Type
0.5ml heat treated liquid serum
Packaging and transport details
Non-infectious substance, UK - normal post. Overseas - courier. Courier delivery will incur extra costs, please contact the QA unit for 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.
Date scheme started
August 2008
Accreditation Status
ISO/IEC 17043: 2010 Conformity assessment – General requirements for proficiency testing.
Notes
For price and detail of distribution months please see price list or contact: vetqas@apha.gsi.gov.uk
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