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Virus Immunology – Zika Virus (Ab)

[Virusimmunologie – Zikavirus (Ak)]

EPTIS factsheet 437625 | Last revision 2017-10-26 | URL: https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts437625 https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts437625

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 The INSTAND EQA schemes in virology are carried out in scientific cooperation with the Deutsche Vereinigung zur Bekämpfung der Viruskrankheiten (DVV e.V.), Gesellschaft für Virologie (GfV e.V.) and Deutsche Gesellschaft für Hygiene und Mikrobiologie (DGHM e.V.). The characterization of the EQA samples including the determination of the target values/consensus values is carried out in cooperation with the INSTAND Expert laboratories. Cooperation with: WHO Collaborating Centre for Arbovirus and Haemorrhagic Fever Reference and Research; Nationales Referenzzentrum für tropische Infektionserreger, Bernhard-Nocht-Institut für Tropenmedizin, Hamburg; Institut für Medizinische Virologie, Uniklinikum Frankfurt am Main Information for 2018 (for details please see www.instand-ev.de -> EQAS and EQAS Online)
Keywords
Product groups Human test material
Testing fields Medical analysis
Technical details
Test item Tested property Testing method
Serum (inactivated in case of Zika virus RNA positive samples) Anti-ZIKV IgG -
Anti-ZIKV IgG – avidity -
Anti-ZIKV IgM -
Aims of the PT scheme
Target group of participants
Linked to specific legislation / standards
Additional, subsidiary aims
Number of participants 50 - 100
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 179 Euro
Regularly operated Yes (2 times per year)
Year of first operation 2016
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