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Quality Assurance Unit - Scheme Details

Antibody Detection
PT Number
PT0160
Scheme title
Bovine Viral Diarrhoea (BVD) bulk milk PCR
Suitable testing methods
PCR
Reporting format
Results to be reported as +ve or –ve with CT value and Type I or II. Authorised report will be published electronically. This 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
500 µl of freeze dried milk spiked with BVDV Type I and II virus. Panel contains negative samples and positive samples.
Packaging and transport details
UN3373. Biological substance Category B. Normal post (UK)  or courier (Non UK). Courier delivery will incur additional costs. Please contact the QA unit for details.
Number of distributions per year
2
Accreditation status
Not accredited.
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
2014
Notes
For price and detail of distribution months please see price list or contact: vetqas@apha.gsi.gov.uk
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