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Quality Assurance Unit - Scheme Details

Antibody Detection
PT Number
PT0128
Scheme title
Contagious Bovine Pleuropneumoniae (CBPP) – antibody detection
Suitable testing methods
ELISA / CFT / immuno blot test
Reporting format
CFT - % haemolysis and Interpretation (+ve/-ve/IC). Authorised report will be published electronically. These will show intended result and results from all participants.
Results to be returned within
21 days
Number of samples in each distribution
5
Sample Type
0.5ml heat treated liquid serum
Packaging and transport details
Non-infectious substance, UK - normal post. Overseas - courier. Courier delivery will incur extra costs, please contact the QA unit for details.
Number of distributions per year
1
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
August 2008
This PT scheme has been recently split to create PT0206 which includes ELISA and IMB
Accreditation Status
ISO/IEC 17043: 2010 Conformity assessment General requirements for proficiency testing.
Notes
For price and detail of distribution months please see price list or contact: vetqas@apha.gov.uk
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