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Quality Assurance Unit - Scheme Details

Antibody Detection
PT Number
PT0178
Scheme title
Bovine Viral Diarrhoea Virus Ear Tissue - PCR
Suitable testing methods
PCR
Reporting format
Interpretation of Results (BVDV Type 1/2, CT value) to be reported as +ve, -ve or IC.
The 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
Freeze dried bovine ear pinna sample (cube approximately 2 mm3 in dimension). Panel may contain negative samples and positive samples.
Packaging and transport details
UN3373 Biological substance Category B. Non UK will be courier delivery; this will incur additional 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.
Accreditation status
This PT scheme is not accredited.
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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