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UK NEQAS Cellular Pathology Technique (CPT)

EPTIS factsheet 155760 | Last revision 2018-02-28 | URL: https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts155760 https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts155760

PT provider
PT provider UK NEQAS for Cellular Pathology Technique (CPT) UK NEQAS for Cellular Pathology Technique (CPT)
Based in United Kingdom
Language(s) English with some documents translated into local language
Remarks UK NEQAS Cellular Pathology Technique (CPT) is an international organisation providing a comprehensive range of accredited external quality assessment (EQA) and proficiency testing programmes for all aspects of tissue diagnostics. We provide a secure and established set of schemes, with a first-class reputation and an extensive and stable participant base for both clinical and non-clinical laboratories and organisations in the UK and across the globe. Our aim is to ensure that all our participants receive high quality, appropriate, clinically relevant and challenging samples that fully meet their facility’s requirements; and that our assessment of those samples is consistent, carried out by qualified assessors, graded and anonymously compared and peer reviewed. UK NEQAS CPT also benefits your laboratory via direct communication with our office to access troubleshooting expertise, helping you proactively mitigate issues and supporting your efforts to improve the quality of care provided to patients.
Product groups Animal test material
Human test material
Testing fields Biology
Materials evaluation
Veterinary analysis
Technical details
Test item Tested property Testing method
Cellular and tissue preparations Histochemical and immunocytochemical staining reactions for positivity, selectivity and specificity Comparison to descriptive assessment criteria using, bright field and cross polarised microscopy
Aims of the PT scheme
Target group of participants All tissue diagnostic departments, both clinical and non-clinical laboratories and organisations, across the globe
Linked to specific legislation / standards ISO 17043
Additional, subsidiary aims characterisation of reference materials and validation of testing methods
Number of participants 800
Accredited or otherwise reviewed by a 3rd party

Accredited by UKAS on the basis of ISO/IEC 17043

Recognised by UK NEQAS on the basis of scheme provision for cellular pathology EQA/proficiency testing

Operation is commissioned / requested by
Fees and frequency
Participation fee Price upon Request
Regularly operated Yes (6 distributions annually)
Year of first operation can join at any point through the year
Contact details of the PT provider
Provider Contact person
UK NEQAS for Cellular Pathology Technique (CPT)
The Pathology Centre Queen Elizabeth Hospital
NE9 6SX Gateshead
United Kingdom

Phone: 0191 445 2525
Fax: 0191 445 5994
Web: http://www.ukneqascpt.org.uk http://www.ukneqascpt.org.uk
Chantell Hodgson
Phone: 0191 445 5566
Fax: 0191 445 5994
Email: cpt@ukneqas.org.uk cpt@ukneqas.org.uk
If you find any mistakes please contact the responsible EPTIS coordinator in United Kingdom, Mr Savvas Xystouris. Mr Savvas Xystouris.
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Application version: 1.23-SNAPSHOT.20230502124635-7925ae379a631fc1ececff45d2921c8db38877d5