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Shiga Toxin E.coli Scheme (STEC)

EPTIS factsheet 401036 | Last revision 2021-09-17 | URL: https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts401036 https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts401036

PT provider
PT provider LGC AXIO Proficiency Testing LGC AXIO Proficiency Testing
Based in United Kingdom
Remarks The primary aim of the Shiga Toxin E.coli Scheme (STEC) is to enable laboratories performing the microbiological analysis of food and dairy products to monitor their performance and compare with that of their peers.
Product groups Food and drink
Testing fields Microbiology
Technical details
Test item Tested property Testing method
Beef, powdered Shiga Toxin E.coli Presence/Absence
Serovar (O26;O45;O103;O111;O121;O145:O157) Identification
Milk, powdered Shiga Toxin E.coli Presence/Absence
Serovar (O26;O45;O103;O111;O121;O145:O157) Identification
Aims of the PT scheme
Target group of participants
Linked to specific legislation / standards
Additional, subsidiary aims
Number of participants
Accredited or otherwise reviewed by a 3rd party

Accredited by - on the basis of -

Operation is commissioned / requested by
Fees and frequency
Participation fee £404
Regularly operated Yes (4 rounds per year)
Year of first operation 2017
Contact details of the PT provider
Provider Contact person
LGC AXIO Proficiency Testing
1 Chamberhall Business Park, Chamberhall Green
BL9 0AP Bury, Greater Manchester
United Kingdom

Phone: +44 (0)161 762 2500
Fax: +44 (0)161 762 2501
Web: https://www.lgcstandards.com/GB/en/Proficiency-Testing/cat/244597 https://www.lgcstandards.com/GB/en/Proficiency-Testing/cat/244597
Mrs Nicola Armstrong
Phone: +44 (0)161 762 2500
Email: axiopt@lgcgroup.com axiopt@lgcgroup.com
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