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EPTIS factsheet 142519 | Last revision 2017-04-21 | URL: https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts142519 https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts142519

PT provider
PT provider WEQAS Quality Laboratory WEQAS Quality Laboratory
Based in United Kingdom
Language(s)
Remarks Individual donor material is the sample of choice, although pooled units of similar concentrations may also be used in the preparation of EQA samples. Ongoing programme of Interpretive Exercises, Case Studies, Performance at clinical decision points and Audit Exercises against National practice guidelines.
Keywords
Product groups Health care / medical devices
Human test material
Testing fields Medical analysis
Technical details
Test item Tested property Testing method
Off the clot serum Cortisol -
Progesterone -
Oestradiol -
Testosterone -
T4 -
T3 -
FT4 -
FT3 -
Thyroid-stimulating hormone or thyrotropin (TSH) -
Folicle stimulating hormone (FSH) -
Luteinizing hormone (LH) -
Prolactin -
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 characterisation of reference materials and validation of testing methods
Number of participants
Accredited or otherwise reviewed by a 3rd party

Accredited by UKAS on the basis of ISO/IEC 17043,17025 & 15195

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 (Five samples are distributed monthly)
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