EQA Programs – Shipping Schedule

2024

Samples are shipped via courier and adhere to the Canada Transportation Act regulations. Laboratories are to contact CMPT if haven’t received the samples after 72hs of shipment date.

NOTE: due dates are subject to change; specific dates will be announced with the shipment.

Shipping DateSurveysDue Date
Feb 12, 2024M234*G234PC/VC234GS234**Feb 26, 2024
May 06, 2024M241*G241PC/VC241May 20, 2024
Aug 12, 2024M242*G242PC/VC242GS242**Aug 26, 2024
Nov 04, 2024M243*G243PC/VC243Nov 18, 2024
Feb 03, 2025M244*G244PC/VC244GS244**Feb 17, 2025

* Number of samples per shipment depends on the laboratory category **Supplementary Gram samples shipped only to subscribing laboratories

Shipping DateProgramSurveysDue Date
Apr 02, 2024Mycology Plus & Fungal SmearMY2404; MY2404 Fungal smearMay 14, 2024
Aug 06, 2024Mycology Plus & Fungal SmearMY2408; MY2408 Fungal smearSep 17, 2024
Nov 18, 2024Mycology Plus & Fungal SmearMY2411; MY2411 Fungal smearDec 30, 2024
Shipping DateSurveyDue Date
Apr 15, 2024PA2404May 06, 2024
Jul 08, 2024PA2407Jul 29, 2024
Oct 01, 2024PA2410Oct 22, 2024
Shipping DateSurveyDue Date
Apr 22, 2024GIP2404May 06, 2024
Aug 26, 2024GIP2408Sep 09, 2024

Shipping DateSurveyDue Date
May 06, 2024CT2405May 20, 2024
Nov 04, 2024CT2411Nov 18, 2024
Shipping DateSurveyDue Date
May 06, 2024ST2405May 20 2024
Nov 04, 2024ST2411Nov 18, 2024
Shipping DateSurveyDue Date
Apr 15, 2024TR2404May 06, 2024
Jul 08, 2024TR2407Jul 29, 2024
Oct 01, 2024TR2410Oct 22, 2024
Shipping DateSurveyDue Date
Apr 09, 2024COV2404Apr 23, 2024
Jul 29, 2024COV2407Aug 12, 2024
Nov 25, 2024COV2411Dec 09, 2024
Shipping DateSurveyDue Date
Apr 09, 2024IA2404
IB2404
RSV2404
Apr 23, 2024
Jul 29, 2024IA2407
IB2407
RSV2407
Aug 12, 2024
Nov 25, 2024IA2411
IB2411
RSV2411
Dec 09, 2024

Shipping DateProgram / SurveysDue Date
Apr 08, 2024W241HPC241R241Apr 22, 2024
Apr 22, 2024SED2404SS2404May 07, 2024
Jul 22, 2024W242HPC242Aug 05 2024
Aug 19, 2024R242Sep 02, 2024
Sep 23, 2024SED2410
SS2410Oct 07, 2024
Oct 28, 2024W243HPC243Nov 11, 2024

W: drinking water; HPC: heterotrophic count; R: recreational water; SED: sediment; SS: soil/sludge

Shipping DateSurveysDue Date
Apr 22, 2024MR2404VR2404GA2404GB2404CRE2404May 06, 2024
Aug 26, 2024MR2408VR2408GA2408GB2408CRE2408Sep 09, 2024

MR: MRSA screen; V: VRE screen; GA: group A Streptococcus screen; GB: group B Streptococcus screen; CRE: carbapenemase resistant enterobacteria screen.

Shipping DateSurveyDue Date
Apr 22, 2024EP2404May 06, 2024
Aug 26, 2024EP2408Sep 09, 2024
Shipping DateSurveyDue Date
Apr 15, 2024AFB2404May 06, 2024
Jul 08, 2024AFB2407Jul 29, 2024
Oct 01, 2024AFB2410Oct 22, 2024
Shipping DateSurveyDue Date
May 13, 2024CO2405May 27, 2024
CF2405
CC2405
Sep 09, 2024CO2409Sep 23, 2024
CF2409
CC2409