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EQA-EMV (External Quality Assurance scheme in EM Viral Diagnosis)

EPTIS factsheet 120852 | Last revision 2020-04-17 | URL: https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts120852 https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts120852

PT provider
PT provider Robert Koch Institute Robert Koch Institute
Based in Germany
Language(s) English
Product groups Animal test material
Testing fields Biology
Environmental protection
Medical analysis
Technical details
Test item Tested property Testing method
Suspensions of inactivated virus(es) Correctness of the diagnosis Transmission electron microscopy
Quality of sample preparation Negative staining electron microscopy
Assessment of particle concentrations -
Aims of the PT scheme
Target group of participants Microscopists (any professional background) which need to identify viruses by electron microscopy
Linked to specific legislation / standards
Additional, subsidiary aims characterisation of reference materials and validation of testing methods
Number of participants 100
Accredited or otherwise reviewed by a 3rd party
Operation is commissioned / requested by INSTAND e.V., European Soc. Clin. Virology, Europ. Soc. for Veterinary Virology, Deutsche Ges. für Hygiene und Mikrobiologie, Deutsche Ges. für Elektronenmikroskopie
Fees and frequency
Participation fee No fee.
Regularly operated Yes (once a year)
Year of first operation 1994
Contact details of the PT provider
Provider Contact person
Robert Koch Institute
Seestrasse 10
D-13353 Berlin

Phone: +49-30-18754-0
Fax: +49-30-18754-0
Web: https://www.rki.de/cl-em https://www.rki.de/cl-em
Dr. Michael Laue
Phone: +49-30-18754-2675
Email: LaueM@rki.de LaueM@rki.de
If you find any mistakes please contact the responsible EPTIS coordinator in Germany, Mr Johannes van de Kreeke. Mr Johannes van de Kreeke.
Any questions or problems? Please contact us at eptis@bam.de.
Application version: 1.23-SNAPSHOT.20230502124635-7925ae379a631fc1ececff45d2921c8db38877d5