Chemical Pathology

Foetal Fibronectin

Catalogue Number

15730102

Frequency (No of surveys/year)

6

Cases/samples per survey

2

Sample Type

Amniotic Fluid

Sample volume

0.5mL

Schedule

Quarterly

Measurand/Test

Foetal Fibronectin

Storage and Handling

Store frozen. Bring to room temperature before analysis

Product details last updated on June 9, 2022

General Serum Chemistry

Material provided to assess performance across a range of routine chemical pathology assays including therapeutic drugs and endocrine.

Catalogue Number

15240102

Frequency (No of surveys/year)

24

Cases/samples per survey

2

Sample Type

Lyophilised serum and matching diluent

Sample volume

5mL

Schedule

Twice/month

Measurand/Test

Albumin, Bicarbonate, Bilirubin-Total, Bilirubin-Conjugated, Icterus (Quantitative), Icterus, (Qualitative), Calcium, Chloride, Creatinine, Fructosamine, Glucose, Lactate, Lithium, Magnesium, Osmolality, Phosphate (Inorganic), Potassium, Protein (Total), Sodium, Urate, Urea, Troponin I (Quantitative), Troponin T (Quantitative) | Enzymes: ALT, Alkaline Phosphatase, Amylase, AST, Cholinesterase, Creatine Kinase, CK-MB, GGT, Lactate Dehydrogenase, Lipase, Iron, TIBC, Transferrin, Ferritin | Lipids: Cholesterol, HDL Cholesterol, Triglyceride | Endocrine: Cortisol, Thyroxine, Free T4, TSH, Total T3, Free T3, hCG (Quantitative), hCG (Qualitative) | Drugs: Carbamazepine, Digoxin, Paracetamol, Phenobarbitone, Phenytoin, Salicylate, Theophylline, Valproate, Gentamicin, Vancomycin.

Storage and Handling

Refrigerate samples (2-8°C) upon receipt

Additional Comments

Troponin T (semi-qualitative) on Roche Instruments. Participants using the Roche Cardiac Reader should enrol in the General Serum Chemistry Program. Participants using Roche cobas h232 instruments should enrol in the PoCT Troponin Program. This is due to the different cut-offs, standardisation and units of these 2 instruments.


Product details last updated on October 28, 2020

General Urine Chemistry

Material provided to assess performance across a range of chemistry urine assays

Catalogue Number

15590102

Frequency (No of surveys/year)

12

Cases/samples per survey

2

Sample Type

Lyophilised urine

Sample volume

10mL

Schedule

Monthly

Measurand/Test

Albumin, ACR, Calcium, Chloride, Cortisol, Creatinine, Free Deoxypyridinoline, Free Metanephrine, Free Normetanephrine, Free 3-Methoxytyramine, Glucose, hCG-Qualitative, hCG-Quantitative, Magnesium, N-Telopeptides, Osmolality, Phosphate, Potassium, Sodium, Total Protein, Urate, Urea

Storage and Handling

Refrigerate samples (2-8°C) upon receipt

Product details last updated on September 10, 2020

General Urine Chemistry: Biogenic Amines

Material provided to assess biogenic amine measurements including metanephrines

Catalogue Number

15580102

Frequency (No of surveys/year)

12

Cases/samples per survey

1

Sample Type

Lyophilised urine

Sample volume

10mL

Schedule

Monthly

Measurand/Test

Noradrenaline, 5HIAA, Adrenaline, Dopamine, HMMA, HVA, 3-Methoxytyramine, Metanephrine, Normetanephrine, Serotonin, Clinical Evaluation Component

Storage and Handling

Refrigerate samples (2-8°C) upon receipt

Additional Comments

Urinary Free Metanephrine, Free Normetanephrine and Free 3-Methoxytyramine are included in the General Urine Chemistry material.


Product details last updated on September 10, 2020

HbA1c: Lyophilised

Catalogue Number

15250102

Frequency (No of surveys/year)

12

Cases/samples per survey

2

Sample Type

Lyophilised whole blood

Sample volume

0.2mL

Schedule

Monthly

Measurand/Test

HbA1c

Storage and Handling

Refrigerate samples (2-8°C) upon receipt

Additional Comments

This program is not suitable for Abbott Afinion devices. Participants using the Abbott Afinion should enrol in the HbA1c Whole Blood program.


Product details last updated on September 10, 2020

HbA1c: Whole Blood

Catalogue Number

15650102

Frequency (No of surveys/year)

3

Cases/samples per survey

2

Sample Type

Fresh EDTA whole blood

Sample volume

0.3mL

Schedule

February, July, November

Measurand/Test

HbA1c

Storage and Handling

Refrigerate samples (2-8°C) upon receipt

Additional Comments

Suitable for all HbA1c assays and POC devices.

Only available to participants in Australia, New Zealand, Malaysia, Hong Kong and Singapore.


Product details last updated on February 19, 2021

IGF-1/C Peptide

Catalogue Number

15260102

Frequency (No of surveys/year)

12

Cases/samples per survey

2

Sample Type

Lyophilised serum

Sample volume

1mL

Schedule

Monthly

Measurand/Test

IGF-1, C Peptide, IGF-BP3

Storage and Handling

Refrigerate samples (2-8°C) upon receipt

Product details last updated on September 10, 2020

Liquid Serum Chemistry (for Australian and NZ Participants only)

Material provided to assess performance of a range of chemistry and endocrine assays – fully commutable, sourced from haemochromatosis therapeutic venesections

Catalogue Number

15270102

Frequency (No of surveys/year)

1

Cases/samples per survey

2

Sample Type

Fresh frozen serum

Sample volume

3mL

Schedule

July

Measurand/Test

Albumin, Bicarbonate, Bilirubin – Total, Bilirubin – Conjugated ,Calcium, Chloride, Creatinine, Fructosamine, Glucose, Lactate, Magnesium, Osmolality, Phosphate(Inorganic), Potassium, Protein (Total), Sodium, Urate, Urea| Enzymes: ALT, Alkaline Phosphatase, Amylase, AST, Cholinesterase, Creatine Kinase, GGT, Lactate Dehydrogenase, Lipase, Iron, TIBC, Transferrin, Transferrin Saturation, Ferritin | Lipids: Cholesterol, HDL Cholesterol, LDL Cholesterol, Triglyceride | Endocrine: Cortisol, DHEA Sulphate, DHT,Folate, FSH, Growth Hormone, LH, Oestradiol, Progesterone, Prolactin, P1NP, SHBG, s-βCTX, Testosterone, Free Testosterone, Vitamin B12, Active B12 (Holotranscobalamin), Vitamin D3, TSH, Free T4, Free T3 | Calculated measurands: Anion Gap, Adjusted Calcium, eGFR, Free Androgen Index, Osmolar Gap, Globulins, Troponin (I and T), Prostate Specific Antigen, C-Reactive Protein, Thyroglobulin

Storage and Handling

Test as soon as possible or store frozen

Additional Comments

This program is ONLY available to participants in Australia and New Zealand.


Product details last updated on September 2, 2021

Neonatal Bilirubin

Catalogue Number

15290102

Frequency (No of surveys/year)

12

Cases/samples per survey

2

Sample Type

Lyophilised serum

Sample volume

2mL

Schedule

Monthly

Measurand/Test

Total Bilirubin, Conjugated Bilirubin

Storage and Handling

Refrigerate samples (2-8°C) upon receipt

Product details last updated on September 10, 2020

Patient Report Comments

The Patient Report Comments Program is designed for commenting on patient biochemistry results. A set of patient results is provided to participants. Participants are asked to provide comments they would typically add to the report or give verbally

Catalogue Number

15320102

Frequency (No of surveys/year)

6

Cases/samples per survey

1

Schedule

Bimonthly

Additional Comments

Enrolment is only available for an individual person. Samples are not issued with this program. Please log a New Participant Number Request in the myQAP portal to setup an “Individual” Participant number.


Product details last updated on July 31, 2020

Plasma Metanephrines

Catalogue Number

15330102

Frequency (No of surveys/year)

12

Cases/samples per survey

2

Sample Type

Lyophilised plasma

Sample volume

3mL

Schedule

Monthly

Measurand/Test

Metanephrine, Normetanephrine, 3-Methoxythyramine

Storage and Handling

Refrigerate samples (2-8°C) upon receipt. Bring to room temperature before analysis. Protect from light.

Product details last updated on September 10, 2020

PoCT: Blood Gases

Designed to assess related methods available on i-STAT type analysers

Catalogue Number

15350102

Frequency (No of surveys/year)

12

Cases/samples per survey

2

Sample Type

Aqueous bovine albumin buffered matrix

Sample volume

2.5mL

Schedule

Monthly

Measurand/Test

pH, Sodium, Glucose, Ionised Calcium, pCO2, Potassium, Haemoglobin, Haematocrit, , pO2, Chloride, Lactate, Creatinine, TCO2, Urea

Storage and Handling

Refrigerate samples (2-8°C) upon receipt

Product details last updated on September 10, 2020