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EPTIS factsheet 855812 | Last revision 2021-04-22 | URL: https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts855812 https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts855812

PT provider
PT provider Reference Institute for Bioanalytics Reference Institute for Bioanalytics
Based in Germany
Language(s) German and English
Remarks This survey is organized in co-operation with Instand e.V. This PT is intended for medical laboratories. The Reference Institute for Bioanalytics is part of the non-profit foundation “Stiftung für Pathobiochemie und Molekulare Diagnostik” and designs and organizes surveys for External Quality Assurance in Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine on their behalf and on nomination by the German Medical Association. From the order and the transmission of the results to the delivery of the evaluations and certificates, participation is fully implemented via our web portal. http://www.rfb.bio/
Product groups Human test material
Testing fields Medical analysis
Technical details
Test item Tested property Testing method
Set 1 -
Microscopy detection of acid-fast bacilli (Instand program 421) -
Set 2 -
Detection of mycobacteria by culture and differentiation between TB and NTM (Instand program 422) -
Set 3 -
Identification of mycobacteria (Instand program 423) -
Set 4 -
Detection of tubercle-bacilli by NAT (Instand program 424) -
Set 5 -
Drug susceptibility test (Instand program 425) -
Set 6 -
Molecular drug susceptibility (Instand program 426) -
Aims of the PT scheme
Target group of participants This PT is intended for medical laboratories.
Linked to specific legislation / standards
Additional, subsidiary aims
Number of participants
Accredited or otherwise reviewed by a 3rd party

Accredited by Deutsche Akkreditierungsstelle DAkkS on the basis of ISO / IEC 17043

Designated as a reference institute by the German Bundesärztekammer (General medical Council)

Operation is commissioned / requested by
Fees and frequency
Participation fee Fee for each survey inclusive sample material, net prices plus VAT, plus special freight : set 1: 49 Euro, set 2: 49 Euro, set 3: 42 Euro, set 4: 67 Euro, set 5: 39 Euro, set 6: 39 Euro
Regularly operated Yes (2x a year)
Year of first operation 2017
Contact details of the PT provider
Provider Contact person
Reference Institute for Bioanalytics
Friesdorfer Str. 153
53175 Bonn

Phone: +49 228 926895 0
Fax: +49 228 926895 29
Web: http://www.rfb.bio http://www.rfb.bio
Dr. Anja Kessler
Phone: +49 228 926895 0
Fax: +49 228 926895 29
Email: info@dgkl-rfb.de info@dgkl-rfb.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: 1.23-SNAPSHOT.20230502124635-7925ae379a631fc1ececff45d2921c8db38877d5