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Quality Assurance Unit - Scheme Details

Microbiology
PT Number
PT0180
Scheme title
Salmonella Pullorum, Gallinarum, arizonae - Isolation & ID
Suitable testing methods
Culture and identification.
Reporting format
Interpretation of Results (Positive/Negative and Group/Type) 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
23 days
Number of samples in each distribution
5
Sample Type
0.1 ml aliquots of microorganisms freeze dried in glass vials. The samples are either positive or negative for these 3 types of Salmonella. The isolates have been sourced from reference or UK poultry field strains samples. Some of the samples will contain pure cultures whilst others will include contaminants commonly found in this sample type. A panel may contain negative and positive samples.
Packaging and transport details
UN3373 Biological substance Category B. Courier delivery will incur additional costs. Please contact the QA unit for details.
Number of distributions per year
1
Accreditation status
This PT scheme is not accredited.
Date scheme started
2015
Notes
For price and detail of distribution months please see price list or contact: vetqas@apha.gsi.gov.uk
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