Anatomical Pathology

Renal Medical Diagnostic

Proficiency testing for laboratories and pathologists reporting medical renal pathology. Educational resource for other laboratories and trainees.

Catalogue Number

13470102

Frequency (No of surveys/year)

1

Cases/samples per survey

10

Sample Type

Stained sections are provided as virtual microscope slide images in the myQAP portal. USBs can be purchased separately.

Schedule

June

Measurand/Test

Medical Renal Histopathology

Product details last updated on August 3, 2021

ROS1 Translocation for non-small cell lung carcinoma (NSCLC)

Proficiency testing for laboratories staining ROS1 immunohistochemistry. Proficiency testing for laboratories interpreting ROS1 translocation.

Catalogue Number

13360102

Frequency (No of surveys/year)

1

Cases/samples per survey

1

Sample Type

Unstained formalin fixed paraffin sections comprising of composite tissue block to be stained/processed/interpreted for ROS1.

Schedule

August

Measurand/Test

ROS1 IHC, ROS1 FISH, ROS1 Molecular

Storage and Handling

Room temperature

Additional Comments

In conjunction with the RCPAQAP Molecular Genetics Discipline, this program consists of the following selectable modules: Immunohistochemistry ROS1 staining for technical and interpretation proficiency; ROS1 FISH interpretation proficiency and ROS1 Molecular techniques interpretation proficiency.


Product details last updated on August 12, 2021

Sarcoma Gene Testing

Proficiency testing for laboratories performing and reporting sarcoma gene testing from FFPE tissue. Participants choose the method of testing (IHC/FISH/Molecular modules) for reporting at enrolment. Two genes are assessed annually.

What's new

New program

Catalogue Number

13480102

Frequency (No of surveys/year)

1

Cases/samples per survey

2

Sample Type

Unstained formalin fixed paraffin sections comprising of composite tissue blocks to be processed and reported using the laboratory's preferred method.

Schedule

March

Measurand/Test

ETV6 and MDM2

Storage and Handling

Room temperature

Additional Comments

This program is under development and currently not covered under the scope of accreditation by NATA.


Product details last updated on August 3, 2021

Technical Frozen Section

Proficiency testing for histopathology laboratories performing the frozen section procedure.

Catalogue Number

13230102

Frequency (No of surveys/year)

1

Cases/samples per survey

1

Sample Type

Participants submit a stained and coverslipped section on a glass slide for assessment of block/section preparation and staining.

Schedule

February

Measurand/Test

Frozen section

Storage and Handling

Freezing, sectioning and staining of fresh tissue

Product details last updated on July 31, 2020

Technical General

Proficiency testing for laboratories performing general histopathology processes.

Catalogue Number

13240102

Frequency (No of surveys/year)

2

Cases/samples per survey

1-2

Sample Type

Unstained formalin fixed paraffin sections are provided for most exercises. Unstained tissue sections are submitted by participants for the Processing and Sectioning exercise

Schedule

February, August

Measurand/Test

H&E, Processing and Sectioning, Acid Fast bacilli, Amyloid deposits

Storage and Handling

Room temperature

Product details last updated on August 3, 2021

Thoracic Diagnostic

Proficiency testing for laboratories and pathologists reporting thoracic pathology. Educational resource for other laboratories and trainees.

Catalogue Number

13490102

Frequency (No of surveys/year)

1

Cases/samples per survey

10

Sample Type

Stained sections are provided as virtual microscope slide images in the myQAP portal. USBs can be purchased separately.

Schedule

June

Measurand/Test

Thoracic Histopathology

Product details last updated on August 3, 2021

Urology Diagnostic

Proficiency testing for laboratories and pathologists reporting urological pathology. Educational resource for other laboratories and trainees.

Catalogue Number

13280102

Frequency (No of surveys/year)

1

Cases/samples per survey

10

Sample Type

Stained sections are provided as virtual microscope slide images in the myQAP portal. USBs can be purchased separately.

Schedule

August

Measurand/Test

Urological Histopathology

Product details last updated on August 19, 2020