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Sigma-Aldrich RTC Laboratory Proficiency Testing Program: Clinical & Diagnostic

EPTIS factsheet 817508 | Last revision 2021-01-29 | URL: https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts817508 https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts817508

PT provider
PT provider Sigma-Aldrich RTC, Inc Sigma-Aldrich RTC, Inc
Based in United States
Language(s) English
Remarks This ″SARS-CoV-2 Proficiency Testing Kit″ contains 5 samples ″SARS-CoV-2 Sample A″ through ″E″. Each of these tubes contain for the PCR testing relevant CDC and WHO consensus gene sequence regions in a range from 0 to 500′000 copies: RdRp, N (Nucleocapsid, CDC-N1, CDC-N2, CDC-N3, Thailand, Japan), E (Envelope), S (Spike). Levels and positive / negative assignments of the individual tubes are unknown. This sample is available worldwide.
Product groups Reference materials
Testing fields Biology
Technical details
Test item Tested property Testing method
SARs-CoV-2 5 Sample Kit Physical properties PCR, QPCR, RT-PCR
Aims of the PT scheme
Target group of participants Any laboratories performing QPCR based SARS-CoV-2 Testing
Linked to specific legislation / standards ISO 17043
Additional, subsidiary aims
Number of participants >100
Accredited or otherwise reviewed by a 3rd party

Accredited by ANAB on the basis of ISO 17043

Accredited by ANAB on the basis of ISO 17043

Operation is commissioned / requested by
Fees and frequency
Participation fee For the costs of specific tests visit our website at www.sigmaaldrich.com/pt
Regularly operated No
When will be the next round
Contact details of the PT provider
Provider Contact person
Sigma-Aldrich RTC, Inc
2931 Soldier Springs Road
82070 Laramie, WY
United States

Phone: +1-800-325-3010
Fax: +1-307-745-7936
Web: http://www.sigmaaldrich.com/pt http://www.sigmaaldrich.com/pt
Proficiency Testing Coordinator
Email: ptservice@merckgroup.com ptservice@merckgroup.com
If you find any mistakes please contact the responsible EPTIS coordinator in United States, Dr. George W. Latimer, Jr.. Dr. George W. Latimer, Jr..
Any questions or problems? Please contact us at eptis@bam.de.
Application version: 1.23-SNAPSHOT.20230502124635-7925ae379a631fc1ececff45d2921c8db38877d5