Amino Acids

Purpose: Comparison of Amino Acid Outcome in a lab in respect to median and target values
Scientific Expert: Dr. Rachel Carling, e-mail:
Scheme Organiser: Dr. C. Weykamp e-mail:
Analytes: Some 30 relevant Amino Acids are incorporated
Number of Specimens/Year: 8
Matrix of the Specimens: Lyophilised, spiked human serum
Volume/Specimen: 1 mL/vial
Number of Shipments/Year: One shipment of 8 specimens in February
Submission of Results: Via ERNDIM Interactive Website
Reports: Requested from ERNDIM Interactive Website
Certificate: Once a year issued by ERNDIM Board
Number of Participants: 264 (2018)
Status of the Scheme: Operated since 1993
Geographic Area: Worldwide
Limitation Participation: None
Cost/Year: 271 EURO (2018)
How to subscribe: Dr. Sara Gardner, e-mail:
Annual report: Click here for the annual reports