Haematology

Malarial Parasite: Rapid Diagnostic

HRP-II in buffer (100 μL) provided to assess Malarial Parasite Rapid Diagnostic kits.

Frequency / Number of samples

2 surveys / 2 samples per survey

Tests

Malarial Parasite Rapid Diagnostic Test

Morphology

Stained Peripheral Blood Smears or Virtual images provided to assess the capabilities to describe and diagnose blood film morphology.

Frequency / Number of samples

4 surveys / 3 case studies per survey

Tests

Morphology Program

Paediatric Morphology: Virtual Microscopy

Virtual images of paediatric peripheral blood smears provided to assess the capabilities to describe and diagnose blood film morphology.

Frequency / Number of samples

2 surveys / 2 cases per survey

Tests

Description and Diagnostic Interpretation of Paediatric blood films

Paroxysmal Norturnal Haemoglobinuria

Stabilised PB/BM cells – 1.0 mL provided to assess the detection of the PNH clone in red cell, granulocyte and monocyte markers.

Frequency / Number of samples

2 surveys / 2 samples per survey

Tests

PNH Testing

PFA-100/200

Tube with dried agonist provided

Frequency / Number of samples

2 surveys / 2 samples per survey

Tests

PFA-100/200 analysis

Point of Care – Condensed Full Blood Count (for Australian and NZ Participants only)

Stabilised whole blood – 1.5 mL provided to assess Full Blood Count parameters.

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

Frequency / Number of samples

6 surveys / 2 samples per survey

Tests

White Blood Cells

Red Blood Cells

Haemoglobin

Haematocrit

Mean Cell Volume

Mean Cell Haemoglobin

Mean Cell Haemoglobin Concentration

Red Cell Distribution Width – CV

Platelet

Mean Platelet Volume

Point of Care: INR

Lyophilised plasma, H2O + CaCl2 – 0.5 mL provided to assess the INR measurement produced from point of care instrumentation

Frequency / Number of samples

6 surveys / 2 samples per survey

Tests

International Normalised Ratio

Point-of-Care: HemoCue WBC

Stabilised whole blood – 0.5 mL provided to assess automated white cell differential

Frequency / Number of samples

4 surveys / 2 samples per survey

Tests

WBC Differential Neut/Gran, Lymph, Mono, Eos, Baso

Protein C, Protein S and Antithrombin

Lyophilised plasma – 1 mL provided to assess Protein C, Protein and Antithrombin measurements.

Frequency / Number of samples

2 surveys / 2 samples per survey

Tests

Protein C, Protein S and Antithrombin

Reticulocyte

Stabilised whole blood – 1 to 2 mL provided to assess the manual reticulocyte count

Frequency / Number of samples

4 surveys / 2 samples per survey

Tests

Reticulocyte count

Option Compatible Instrument/Method
Option 1 Manual Reticulocyte counting
Option 2

Beckman Coulter (STKS, MAXM, HmX)

Sysmex Corporation: XT2000i, XE2100, XE5000, XT4000i, XN10)

Abbott (Cell Dyn 3200/Ruby, 3500, 3700, 4000/Sapphire

Siemens ADVIA

Option 3 Beckman Coulter (Gen.S, LH500, LH750, LH755 & UniCell DxH 800)

 

Rivaroxaban (Anti Xa)

Lyophilised plasma – 1 mL provided to assess Rivaroxaban (Anti Xa) measurements

Frequency / Number of samples

2 surveys / 2 samples per survey

Tests

Rivaroxaban (Anti Xa)

Thromboelastography

Lyophilised plasma + Diluent – 1.5 mL provided to assess the TEG 6s instrument

Lyophilised plasma + CaCl2 – 1.5 mL provided to assess the TEG 5000 instrument

Frequency / Number of samples

2 surveys / 2 samples per survey

Tests

TEG 6s Clotting test
TEG 5000 Clotting test