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EPTIS factsheet 142519 | Last revision 2024-05-22 | URL: https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts142519 https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts142519

PT provider
PT provider Weqas Weqas
Based in United Kingdom
Remarks Five levels of liquid human serum samples are distributed monthly, providing steroids, thyroid function and fertility profile. Single donor samples are used wherever possible to minimise any matrix effects. Challenging samples are distributed to assess the performance at clinical decision points as well as ongoing programme of interpretative exercises. Macroprolactin exercise conducted every six months to assess current laboratory practice in macroprolactin investigation. ID-LC-MS/MS* reference target values available for cortisol and testosterone for all samples. For more information: https://www.weqas.com/services/eqa/endocrine/ or contact@weqas.com
Product groups Health care / medical devices
Testing fields Medical analysis
Technical details
Test item Tested property Testing method
Off the clot serum Cortisol Routine testing methods (recommended)
Progesterone Routine testing methods (recommended)
Oestradiol Routine testing methods (recommended)
Testosterone Routine testing methods (recommended)
Free Testosterone Routine testing methods (recommended)
SHBG Routine testing methods (recommended)
FAI Routine testing methods (recommended)
DHEA-S Routine testing methods (recommended)
T4 Routine testing methods (recommended)
T3 Routine testing methods (recommended)
FT4 Routine testing methods (recommended)
FT3 Routine testing methods (recommended)
TSH Routine testing methods (recommended)
LH Routine testing methods (recommended)
FSH Routine testing methods (recommended)
Prolactin Routine testing methods (recommended)
Aims of the PT scheme
Target group of participants Laboratory Diagnostic Services
Linked to specific legislation / standards Accreditation by UKAS on the basis of ISO/IEC 17025, 17043 and 15195
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 https://www.weqas.com/participantzone/subscription-charges/
Regularly operated Yes (Frequency: Monthly. Samples: 5 x 1.8mL)
Year of first operation 1968
Contact details of the PT provider
Provider Contact person
Unit 6, Parc Ty Glas
CF14 5DU Cardiff
United Kingdom

Phone: 44 (0) 2920 314750
Web: http://www.weqas.com http://www.weqas.com
Laura Lloyd-Lewis
Phone: 44 (0) 29218 32884
Email: laura.lloyd-lewis@wales.nhs.uk laura.lloyd-lewis@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: 1.23-SNAPSHOT.20230502124635-7925ae379a631fc1ececff45d2921c8db38877d5