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Pre-term Labour Markers

EPTIS factsheet 187835 | Last revision 2023-04-25 | URL: https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts187835 https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts187835

PT provider
PT provider WEQAS Quality Laboratory WEQAS Quality Laboratory
Based in United Kingdom
Language(s) English
Remarks Pre-term Labour Marker scheme includes Foetal Fibronectin (fFn) marker (accredited) and phosphorylated Insulin-like Growth Factor Binding Protein (phIGFBP-1) marker (not accredited). Analysis of the results from human test material not only determines the participants’ analytical performance but also includes peer group assessment to determine the comparability of reporting across different sites.
Product groups Health care / medical devices
Human test material
Testing fields Medical analysis
Technical details
Test item Tested property Testing method
Pre-term Labour Markers Foetal Fibronectin Routine methods
ph IGFBP-1 Routine methods
*IGFBP-1 Routine methods
Aims of the PT scheme
Target group of participants Laboratory Diagnostic Services and Point of Care Testing Services
Linked to specific legislation / standards Foetal Fibronectin accredited by UKAS on the basis of ISO/IEC 17043
Additional, subsidiary aims validation of testing methods and also Quality and comparability of reporting
Number of participants
Accredited or otherwise reviewed by a 3rd party

Accredited by UKAS on the basis of ISO/IEC 17043 for part of the parameters

Operation is commissioned / requested by
Fees and frequency
Participation fee Available on request, fee dependent on number of participating sections.
Regularly operated Yes (Bi-monthly with 2 sets of samples for each marker.)
Year of first operation February 2013
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
Laura Lloyd-Lewis
Phone: 44 (0) 29218 41287
Email: laura.lloyd-lewis@wales.nhs.uk laura.lloyd-lewis@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: 1.23-SNAPSHOT.20230502124635-7925ae379a631fc1ececff45d2921c8db38877d5