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Interferon Gamma Release Assay (IGRA)

[Interferon Gamma Release Assay (IGRA)]

EPTIS factsheet 159443 | Last revision 2017-10-26 | URL: https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts159443 https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts159443

PT provider
PT provider INSTAND e.V., Society for Promoting Quality Assurance in Medical Laboratories INSTAND e.V., Society for Promoting Quality Assurance in Medical Laboratories
Based in Germany
Language(s) German, English
Remarks Overnight Shipping! Please note: This EQA scheme is for the users of TB-ELISPOT and the QuantiFERON-TB Gold test. Users of the QuantiFERON-TB Gold test prepare the samples according to the specification of the manufacturer for handling of Heparin tubes instead of QuantiFERON tubes. EQA results can only be submitted online at: https://rv-online.instandev.de The interdisciplinary, non-profit, scientific and medical association INSTAND e. V. is a reference institution for the quality control of medical laboratories. It is one of three reference institutions appointed by the German Medical Association and, thus, responsible for the organization of external quality assessment (EQA) schemes for quality control in medical laboratories.
Keywords
Product groups Human test material
Testing fields Medical analysis
Technical details
Test item Tested property Testing method
Heparin whole blood (not stabilized) Interferon Gamma Release Assay -
Aims of the PT scheme
Target group of participants
Linked to specific legislation / standards
Additional, subsidiary aims
Number of participants 100 - 250
Accredited or otherwise reviewed by a 3rd party

Accredited by DAkkS (Germany) on the basis of ISO/IEC 17043

Operation is commissioned / requested by German Bundesärztekammer (General medical Council)
Fees and frequency
Participation fee 158 Euro
Regularly operated Yes (2 times per year)
Year of first operation Experience with operation of ILCs since 1968
Contact details of the PT provider
Provider Contact person
INSTAND e.V., Society for Promoting Quality Assurance in Medical Laboratories
P.O.Box 250211, Ubierstrasse 20
40223 Düsseldorf
Germany

Phone: +49-211-159213-0
Fax: +49-211-159213-30
Web: http://www.instandev.de/ http://www.instandev.de/
Dr. rer. nat. Nathalie Wojtalewicz
Phone: +49-211-15921341
Fax: +49-211-15921330
Email: wojtalewicz@instand-ev.de wojtalewicz@instand-ev.de
If you find any mistakes please contact the responsible EPTIS coordinator in Germany, Mr Johannes van de Kreeke. Mr Johannes van de Kreeke.
Any questions or problems? Please contact us at eptis@bam.de.
Application version: 1.21