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Quality Assurance Unit - Scheme Details

Microbiology
PT Number
PT0153
Scheme title
Leptospira in kidney PCR
Suitable testing methods

PCR

Reporting format

Interpretation (+ve / -ve / IC) and Ct Value. 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

100 uL freeze dried kidney tissue supplemented with 5 % inositol horse serum. Positive samples have been spiked with denatured Leptospira which may be pathogenic or non-pathogenic species. Participants should test samples using their routine PCR method.

Packaging and transport details

Non-infectious substance - Normal post or courier. Courier delivery will incur additional charges. Please contact the QA unit for details.

Number of distributions per year
2
Date scheme started
2011
Accreditation status
Not accredited.
Notes
For price and detail of distribution months please see price list or contact: vetqas@apha.gsi.gov.uk
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