Qualitative Organic Acids Urine Sheffield

Purpose: To educate and assess the ability of laboratories to detect inherited disorders resulting in recognisable patterns of organic acid excretion
Scientific Expert: Dr. Camilla Scott, e-mail: camilla.reed@sch.nhs.uk
Scheme Organiser: Dr. Jennifer Watkinson, e-mail: jennifer.watkinson@sch.nhs.uk
Analytes: Dependent upon disorder
Number of Specimens/Year: 9
Matrix of the Specimens: Heat treated human urine
Volume/Specimen: 2-3 mL/vial
Number of Shipments/Year: 1 shipment of 9 samples. Shipment dates are dependant upon sample supply
Submission of Results: Via email, fax or post to the Scientific Advisor
Reports: By post - 3 times per year and annual report
Certificate: Once per year
Number of Participants: 101 (2014)
Status of the Scheme: Operated since 1992.
Geographic Area: Worldwide
Limitation Participation: None
Cost/Year: 301 EURO (2015)
How to subscribe: Dr. Sara Gardner, e-mail: admin@erndim.org
Annual report: Click here for the annual reports