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Molecular detection of SARS-CoV-2

[Molecular detection of SARS-CoV-2]

EPTIS factsheet 925094 | Last revision 2022-05-13 | URL: https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts925094 https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts925094

PT provider
PT provider UK NEQAS for Microbiology UK NEQAS for Microbiology
Based in United Kingdom
Language(s) English
Product groups Human test material
Testing fields Microbiology
Technical details
Test item Tested property Testing method
TFreeze dried simulated nasopharyngeal swab/ respiratory specimens to determine the presence / absence of SARS-CoV-2 nucleic acid by molecular methods, genotyping of SARS-CoV-2 (if performed) SARS-CoV-2 nucleic acid Molecular methods
Aims of the PT scheme
Target group of participants
Linked to specific legislation / standards Accredited to ISO/IEC 17043:2010
Additional, subsidiary aims
Number of participants
Accredited or otherwise reviewed by a 3rd party

Accredited by UKAS on the basis of ISO/IEC 17043

Operation is commissioned / requested by
Fees and frequency
Participation fee Contact operator
Regularly operated Yes (12 times per year)
Year of first operation 2020
Contact details of the PT provider
Provider Contact person
UK NEQAS for Microbiology
PO Box 63003
NW9 1GH London
United Kingdom

Phone: +44 (0) 20 8905 9890
Fax: +44 (0) 20 8205 1488
Web: http://www.ukneqasmicro.org.uk http://www.ukneqasmicro.org.uk
Ms. Priya Patel
Phone: +44 (0) 20 8327 7573
Email: organiser@ukneqasmicro.org.uk organiser@ukneqasmicro.org.uk
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