Qualitative Blood Spot Acylcarnitine Heidelberg

Purpose: To educate and assess the ability of laboratories to detect inherited disorders resulting in recognisable whole blood acylcarnitine profiles
Scientific Expert: Dr. Claus-Dieter Langhans, e-mail: Claus-Dieter.Langhans@med.uni-heidelberg.de
Scheme Organiser: CSCQ: Dr. Xavier Albe, Xavier.Albe@hcuge.ch
Analytes: Dependent upon disorder
Number of Specimens/Year: 6
Matrix of the Specimens: Dried blood spots on S&S903 filter paper
Volume/Specimen: 35-50 microlitre initial blood volume
Number of Shipments/Year: 1 shipment of 6 samples.
Submission of Results: Via ERNDIM-CSCQ website
Reports: Via ERNDIM-CSCQ website
Certificate: Once per year issued by ERNDIM Board
Number of Participants: 44-46 (2019)
Status of the Scheme: Operated since 2010 (split from London).
Geographic Area: Worldwide.
Limitation Participation: None
Cost/Year: 355 EURO (2021)
How to subscribe: e-mail: admin@erndim.org
Annual report: Click here for the annual reports