Qualitative Organic Acids Urine Heidelberg

Purpose: To educate and assess the ability of laboratories to detect inherited disorders resulting in recognisable patterns of organic acid excretion
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: 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 e-mail, fax or post to Scientific Advisor
Reports: By post - 3 times per year and annual report
Certificate: Once per year
Number of Participants: 110 (2017)
Status of the Scheme: Operated since 2002 (split from Sheffield).
Geographic Area: Worldwide
Limitation Participation: None
Cost/Year: 381 EURO (2019)
How to subscribe: Dr. Sara Gardner, e-mail: admin@erndim.org
Annual report: Click here for the annual reports