4 samples of 1.5 ml
Lyophilised cell culture lysates
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Volume Price (from 2 EQAS):
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Shipping at ambient temperature
Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) and other nucleic acid amplification techniques (NAT) for simultaneous qualitative detection of influenza A and B viruses incl. avian influenza A viruses, respiratory syncytial viruses (groups A and B) and SARS-CoV-2 (inactivated).
This program will be completed with currently circulating virus variants.
Some of the samples can contain chemically inactivated avian influenza A viruses.
Process as patient sample material. The participating laboratory must be authorized to perform direct and/or indirect detection of pathogens.
Note for laboratories from non-EU countries:
The shipment of sample materials for participation in this EQA scheme is subject to a release by the Federal Office of Economic Affairs and Export Control according to the EU Dual-Use Regulation (VO (EU) 2021/821) for sample recipients in non-EU countries. INSTAND e.V. can only process EQA scheme orders from non-EU countries if the ordering laboratories provide a completed end-use certificate, company profile including contact details (e.g. excerpt from website) and, if applicable, an import permit!
Failure to provide completed documents by the ordering deadline will unfortunately lead to the cancellation of your registration.
The requirements of the RiliBÄK (Guidelines of the German Medical Association on quality assurance in medical laboratory testing / Bundesärztekammer) will be considered for the detection of the above-mentioned pathogens.
Only results of multiplex tests will be accepted for EQA scheme 432
This multiplex EQA scheme is not suitable for (i) singleplex PCRs, (ii) tests for antigen detection, (iii) testing of sensitivity and (iv) typing. For this purpose, we refer to the INSTAND EQA schemes for the corresponding viruses.
Dr. rer. nat. Rolf Kaiser, Dipl.-Biol.
Institut für Virologie
Universität und Universitätsklinikum zu Köln
+49 221 478-85808
Dr. rer. nat. Martin Kammel
Institut für Qualitätssicherung in der Virusdiagnostik - IQVD
Potsdamer Chaussee 80
+49 30 8105 4300