Proficiency Test United Kingdom

Purpose: To assess test selection, analysis, interpretation and advice on the performance of tests related to the detection of inherited metabolic diseases.
Scientific Expert:

Mrs. Joanne Croft, e-mail: Joanne.Croft4@nhs.net

Scheme Organiser:

CSCQ: Dr. Xavier Albe, Xavier.Albe@hcuge.ch

Analytes: Dependent upon disorder
Number of Specimens/Year: 6
Matrix of the Specimens: Heat-treated human urine
Volume/Specimen: 5-10 mL/vial
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: 20-24 (2019)
Status of the Scheme: Operated as part of BIOMED 2 since 1998 finished in March 2000, recommencing January 2001
Geographic Area: UK and Scandinavia
Limitation Participation: Countries listed above
Cost/Year: 506 EURO (2021)
How to subscribe: e-mail: admin@erndim.org
Annual report: Click here for the annual reports
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