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UK NEQAS for Parasitology

EPTIS factsheet 158037 | Last revision 2018-02-28 | URL: https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts158037 https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts158037

PT provider
PT provider UK NEQAS Parasitology UK NEQAS Parasitology
Based in United Kingdom
Language(s)
Remarks
Keywords
Product groups Human test material
Testing fields Microbiology
Technical details
Test item Tested property Testing method
Faecal parasitology Ova Concentration technique examined by microscopy
Cysts Various staning methods examined by microscopy
Larvae Direct examination by microscopy
Blood parasitology Malaria parasites Microscopy
Leishmania Microscopy
Microfilariae Microscopy
Trypanosomes Microscopy
Toxoplasma serology Toxoplasma IgG serology Various commercial kits
Toxoplasma IgM serology Various commercial kits
Toxoplamsa IgG avidity Various commercial kits
Parasite serology Schistosoma serology Various commercial kits
Amoeba serology Various commercial kits
Hydatid serology Various commercial kits
Toxocara serology Various commercial kits
Strongyloides serology Various commercial kits
T. cruzi serology Various commercial kits
Rapid diagnostic tests for malaria Malaria antigens Various commercial kits
Malaria nucleic acid testing Malaria DNA Various commercial kits
Aims of the PT scheme
Target group of participants
Linked to specific legislation / standards ISO 17043
Additional, subsidiary aims
Number of participants
Accredited or otherwise reviewed by a 3rd party

Accredited by UKAS/CPA on the basis of ISO/IEC 17043

Operation is commissioned / requested by
Fees and frequency
Participation fee Price upon Request
Regularly operated Yes (Monthly)
Year of first operation 1986
Contact details of the PT provider
Provider Contact person
UK NEQAS Parasitology
Public Health England, National Parasitology Reference Laboratory, Hospital for Tropical Diseases, Capper Street,
WCIE 6JB London
United Kingdom

Phone: 0207 383 0482
Fax: 0207 388 8985
Web: http://www.ukneqasmicro.org.uk/parasitology http://www.ukneqasmicro.org.uk/parasitology
Monika Manser
Phone: 0207 383 0482
Fax: 0207 388 8985
Email: parasit@ukneqas.org.uk parasit@ukneqas.org.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.
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