Enteric Panel

External Quality Assessment for enteric pathogens detection by Multiplex/molecular methods.

This program provides proficiency testing to laboratories investigating Salmonella, Shigella, Yersinia, Campylobacter jejuni, and Escherichia coli O157 H7 by Multiplex or other molecular methods.

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SHIPMENTS

Two shipments per year: April and August.

Shipping schedule

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SAMPLES

4 simulated stool samples per shipment

Samples are simulated stools designed to be used for the investigation of Salmonella, Shigella, Yersinia, Campylobacter jejuni, and Escherichia coli O157 H7 by Multiplex or other molecular method.

Results Report and Feedback

Results for the Enteric panel surveys are due two weeks after the shipping date.

Results can be conveniently reported online or sent by fax using our reporting forms.

Each laboratory receives a personalized Result Letter that can be conveniently and confidentially viewed on line.

Each letter contains

  • Expected results
  • Laboratory results
  • Grades assigned

Results are available online. The results include the expected results, comparison of results, and grades.

Contact CMPT Coordinator Esther Kwok for more information about our EQA programs

info@cmpt.ca                          604-827-1754