BAM Logo

Cardiac Marker Programme

EPTIS factsheet 142542 | Last revision 2017-04-21 | URL: https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts142542 https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts142542

PT provider
PT provider WEQAS Quality Laboratory WEQAS Quality Laboratory
Based in United Kingdom
Remarks Weqas Cardiac Marker EQA scheme is available as both serum and plasma Cardiac Marker and is suitable for POCT and Laboratory testing. Three 1ml samples are distributed every month including samples at the “cut-off” for TnT and TnI. Semi-quantitative reporting is available for POCT Tn and separate samples are available for Weqas BNP scheme.
Product groups Health care / medical devices
Human test material
Testing fields Medical analysis
Technical details
Test item Tested property Testing method
Serum Cardiac Markers Troponin T Routine methods
Troponin I Routine methods
CKMB (mass) Routine methods
CKMB (activity) Routine methods
Myoglobin Routine methods
Plasma Cardiac Markers Troponin I Routine methods
CKMB (mass) Routine methods
Myoglobin Routine methods
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 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 4 samples)
Year of first operation 1996
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