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EPTIS factsheet 142494 | Last revision 2017-04-21 | URL: https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts142494 https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts142494

PT provider
PT provider WEQAS Quality Laboratory WEQAS Quality Laboratory
Based in United Kingdom
Remarks Tonometered protein buffered aqueous solution, distributed annually includes SBC, BE and %sO2. Weqas material minimises the risk of pre-analytical error sampling due to it's protein foam layer. Additional whole blood material is distributed once a year for accuracy assessment of pO2 and additional secondary parameters base excess and Oxygen Saturation. Suitable for both POCT and Laboratory analysers.
Product groups Health care / medical devices
Human test material
Testing fields Medical analysis
Technical details
Test item Tested property Testing method
Tonometered protein matrix pH -
H+ -
pCO2 -
pO2 -
Actual Bicarbonate -
Sodium -
Potassium -
Calcium -
Chloride -
Magnesium -
Glucose -
Urea -
Creatinine -
Lactate -
Lithium -
Haematocrit -
Aims of the PT scheme
Target group of participants Laboratory Diagnostic Services and Point of Care Testing Services
Linked to specific legislation / standards Accreditation by UKAS on the basis of ISO/IEC 17043
Additional, subsidiary aims validation of testing methods
Number of participants
Accredited or otherwise reviewed by a 3rd party

Accredited by UKAS on the basis of ISO/IEC 17043

Operation is commissioned / requested by
Fees and frequency
Participation fee Fee dependent on number of participating sections and proximetry of testing methods.
Regularly operated Yes (Monthly, set of 3 samples)
Year of first operation 1968
Contact details of the PT provider
Provider Contact person
WEQAS Quality Laboratory
Unit 6, Parc Ty Glas
CF14 5DU Cardiff
United Kingdom

Phone: 44 (0) 2920 747810
Fax: 44 (0) 2920 314760
Web: http://www.weqas.com http://www.weqas.com
Miss Flora Coward
Phone: 44 (0) 2921 847810
Fax: 44 (0)2920314760
Email: flora.coward@wales.nhs.uk flora.coward@wales.nhs.uk
If you find any mistakes please contact the responsible EPTIS coordinator in United Kingdom, Mr Savvas Xystouris. Mr Savvas Xystouris.
Any questions or problems? Please contact us at eptis@bam.de.
Application version: 1.21