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Quality Assurance Unit - Scheme Details

Microbiology
PT Number
PT0171
Scheme title
Listeria species – Isolation & Identification
Suitable testing methods
Various culture and isolation methods and additional confirmatory tests.
Reporting format
Please record whether the sample is Positive or Negative for Listeria species. Where laboratory facilities exist and where further work is routinely carried out, record the species isolated. The final report will be issued electronically. These will show the intended results, as well as the results from all other participants.
Results to be returned within
21 days
Number of samples in each distribution
5
Sample Type
Simulated clinical specimen. Freeze dried samples in Glass vial. Negative samples and samples containing contaminants may also be present. The organisms will be reference or field strains.
Packaging and transport details
UN3373 Biological substance category B. Courier delivery will incur additional charges. Please contact the QA unit for details
Number of distributions per year
2
Date scheme started
2012
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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