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UK NEQAS for Trace Elements

EPTIS factsheet 883776 | Last revision 2021-09-30 | URL: https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts883776 https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts883776

PT provider
PT provider UK NEQAS for Trace Elements and Peptide Hormones, Bershire and Surrey Pathology Services UK NEQAS for Trace Elements and Peptide Hormones, Bershire and Surrey Pathology Services
Based in United Kingdom
Language(s) English
Remarks The Scheme is principally intended for laboratories serving clinicians and patients, but also any service providing trace element results on human samples, including occupational exposure, forensic studies and nutritional assessment. While the majority are UK hospital laboratories there are many non-UK health care participants together with research laboratories and other establishments. The UK NEQAS for Trace Elements Scheme is designed to assess the performance of laboratories undertaking measurements of trace elements in clinical, biological and related materials.
Keywords
Product groups Health care / medical devices
Human test material
Testing fields Analytical chemistry
Medical analysis
Technical details
Test item Tested property Testing method
Bovine Serum Aluminium (Al) -
Chromium (Cr) -
Cobalt (Co) -
Copper (Cu) -
Selenium (Se) -
Zinc (Zn) -
Equine Blood Arsenic (As) -
-
Cadmium (Cd) -
-
Chromium (Cr) -
Cobalt (Co) -
Lead (Pb) -
Magnesium (Mg) -
Manganese (Mn) -
Mercury (Hg) -
Selenium (Se) -
Thallium (Tl) -
Zinc (Zn) -
Human Urine Arsenic (As) -
Cadmium (Cd) -
Chromium (Cr) -
Cobalt (Co) -
Copper (Cu) -
Iron (Fe) -
Lead (Pb) -
Manganese (Mn) -
Mercury (Hg) -
Nickel (Ni) -
Selenium (Se) -
Thallium (Tl) -
Zinc (Zn) -
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 United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) on the basis of ISO 17043:2010

Operation is commissioned / requested by
Fees and frequency
Participation fee Contact provider on rsc-tr.guildford-eqa@nhs.net
Regularly operated Yes (Monthly (12 distributions per annum))
Year of first operation 1979
Contact details of the PT provider
Provider Contact person
UK NEQAS for Trace Elements and Peptide Hormones, Bershire and Surrey Pathology Services
15 Frederick Sanger Road
Guildford, GU2 7YD
United Kingdom

Phone: +44 (01483)571122 ext 3611
Fax:
Web: http://www.surreyeqas.org.uk/ http://www.surreyeqas.org.uk/
Mr Godwin Tetteh
Phone: +44 (01483)571122 ext 3611
Fax:
Email: rsch.peptideeqa@nhs.net rsch.peptideeqa@nhs.net
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: 1.21