PHLN Module: SARS-CoV-2 and other coronaviruses – Round 3

August 17, 2020 12:18 pm


The RCPAQAP is offering a third round of the 2020 PHLN Module: SARS-CoV-2 and other coronaviruses – Round 3.

In response to requests from many laboratories and in line with the Enhancing Laboratory Capacity and Capability contract RCPAQAP has with the Australian Government’s Department of Health, RCPAQAP Biosecurity has been offering a proficiency testing program (PTP) for SARS-CoV-2. This program has assisted laboratories by providing timely quality assurance testing in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Frequency / Number of samples
1 survey/5 specimens

Nucleic Acid Testing platforms

Survey Open dates
November 2020

Diluted SARS-CoV-2 (inactivated), diluted other human coronaviruses (inactivated) and negative specimens.

Free of charge – Australian Government’s Department of Health support and contribution to public laboratories preparedness.
The module will also be available to Australian private laboratories and approved NZ laboratories for $500 AUD excluding GST.

This module is funded by the Australian Government’s Department of Health. Information such as participation demographics, overall results and kit performance is shared with them only. The information provided is de-identified in such a way that no individual laboratory’s results will be provided.
Enrol now via the myQAP portal or submit a request.