Enteric Parasitology

External Quality Assessment for Parasitology Laboratories

This program is intended for laboratories performing enteric parasitology tests by conventional microscopic analysis.

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Three shipments per year – April, July, October.

Shipping schedule

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3 Samples for concentration and staining procedures per shipment.


Enteric Parasitology samples are actual clinical samples fixed in formalin solution.

The amount of sample provided is enough for laboratories to perform concentration techniques and to prepare permanent stained slides.

CMPT acquires the samples from designated Parasitology laboratories and ensures all regulatory requirements for the use of these materials are met

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

cmpt.path@ubc.ca                         604-827-1754