Microbiology

Molecular Gastrointestinal Pathogens: Viral

Catalogue Number

12280102

Frequency (No of surveys/year)

2

Cases/samples per survey

6

Sample Type

Liquid sample

Sample volume

0.5mL

Schedule

April, July

Measurand/Test

Simulated clinical material provided to assess the detection of Gastrointestinal Viral Pathogens using molecular assays, Multiplex Assays. Clinical material examples include: Adenovirus, Astrovirus, Norovirus, Rotavirus, Sapovirus

Storage and Handling

Samples are dispatched in February/March and should be stored frozen at a temperature of -70°C, until the relevant survey is open for testing.

Dangerous Goods (UN3373)

This survey material was packed in compliance with IATA PI.650 for Biological Substance Category B, UN 3373

Product details last updated on October 28, 2020

Molecular Hepatitis B Virus DNA

Catalogue Number

12290102

Frequency (No of surveys/year)

2

Cases/samples per survey

6

Sample Type

Plasma

Sample volume

1.2mL

Schedule

February, July

Measurand/Test

Clinical material provided to assess the qualitative and quantitative detection of Hepatitis B DNA. HBV Qualitative DNA, HBV Quantitative DNA, HBV Viral load

Storage and Handling

Samples are dispatched on dry ice in January/February and should be stored frozen at a temperature of -70°C, until the relevant survey is open for testing.

Dangerous Goods (UN3373)

This survey material was packed in compliance with IATA PI.650 for Biological Substance Category B, UN 3373

Dangerous Goods (UN1845)

This survey material was packed in compliance with IATA PI.954 for Dry Ice, UN 1845

Product details last updated on July 31, 2020

Molecular Hepatitis C Virus RNA

Catalogue Number

12300102

Frequency (No of surveys/year)

2

Cases/samples per survey

6

Sample Type

Plasma

Sample volume

1.2mL

Schedule

February, July

Measurand/Test

Clinical material provided to assess the qualitative and quantitative detection of Hepatitis C RNA. HCV Qualitative RNA, HCV Quantitative RNA, HCV Viral load

Storage and Handling

Samples are dispatched on dry ice in January/February and should be stored frozen at a temperature of -70°C, until the relevant survey is open for testing.

Dangerous Goods (UN3373)

This survey material was packed in compliance with IATA PI.650 for Biological Substance Category B, UN 3373

Dangerous Goods (UN1845)

This survey material was packed in compliance with IATA PI.954 for Dry Ice, UN 1845

Product details last updated on July 31, 2020

Molecular Hepatitis C Virus RNA Genotyping

Catalogue Number

12310102

Frequency (No of surveys/year)

2

Cases/samples per survey

6

Sample Type

Plasma

Sample volume

1.2mL

Schedule

April, September

Measurand/Test

Clinical material provided to assess the genotype of Hepatitis C

Storage and Handling

Samples are dispatched on dry ice in January/February and should be stored frozen at a temperature of -70°C, until the relevant survey is open for testing.

Dangerous Goods (UN3373)

This survey material was packed in compliance with IATA PI.650 for Biological Substance Category B, UN 3373

Dangerous Goods (UN1845)

This survey material was packed in compliance with IATA PI.954 for Dry Ice, UN 1845

Product details last updated on July 31, 2020

Molecular HIV-1 RNA

Catalogue Number

12330102

Frequency (No of surveys/year)

2

Cases/samples per survey

6

Sample Type

Plasma

Sample volume

1.2mL

Schedule

April, September

Measurand/Test

Clinical material provided to assess the quantitative detection of HIV RNA. HIV-1 RNA Quantitative, HIV Viral load

Storage and Handling

Samples are dispatched on dry ice in January/February and should be stored frozen at a temperature of -70°C, until the relevant survey is open for testing.

Dangerous Goods (UN3373)

This survey material was packed in compliance with IATA PI.650 for Biological Substance Category B, UN 3373

Dangerous Goods (UN1845)

This survey material was packed in compliance with IATA PI.954 for Dry Ice, UN 1845

Product details last updated on July 31, 2020

Molecular Human Papillomavirus DNA

Catalogue Number

12340102

Frequency (No of surveys/year)

4

Cases/samples per survey

3

Sample Type

PreservCyt® solution

Sample volume

2mL (4mL hc2/Cervista)

Schedule

March, May, July, September

Measurand/Test

Clinical material provided to assess the detection and typing of HPV DNA using molecular assays.

Storage and Handling

Samples are dispatched in February/March and should be stored in the refrigerator, until the relevant survey is open for testing.

Dangerous Goods (UN3373)

This survey material was packed in compliance with IATA PI.650 for Biological Substance Category B, UN 3373

Product details last updated on September 23, 2020

Molecular Influenza

Catalogue Number

12350102

Frequency (No of surveys/year)

3

Cases/samples per survey

6

Sample Type

Liquid sample

Sample volume

1mL

Schedule

March, May, August

Measurand/Test

Simulated clinical material provided to assess the detection and typing of Influenza using molecular assays. Influenza A Matrix, Influenza A H1, Influenza A H1 (pandemic), Influenza A H3, Influenza A H5, Influenza A H7, Influenza A N1 (avian), Influenza A N1 (pandemic), Influenza B

Storage and Handling

Samples are dispatched in February/March and should be stored frozen at a temperature of -70°C, until the relevant survey is open for testing.

Dangerous Goods (UN3373)

This survey material was packed in compliance with IATA PI.650 for Biological Substance Category B, UN 3373

Product details last updated on January 28, 2021

Molecular mec A/nuc gene

Catalogue Number

12370102

Frequency (No of surveys/year)

2

Cases/samples per survey

6

Sample Type

Lyophilised sample

Sample volume

1mL

Schedule

February, October

Measurand/Test

Simulated clinical material provided to assess the detection of MRSA (mecA/nuc genes) using molecular assays

Storage and Handling

On receipt of the samples, prompt processing is recommended. If not performing testing immediately, store the un-reconstituted vials at 2-8°C and protect from direct light.

Dangerous Goods (UN3373)

This survey material was packed in compliance with IATA PI.650 for Biological Substance Category B, UN 3373

Product details last updated on July 31, 2020

Molecular Mycobacterium tuberculosis and M. avium complex

Catalogue Number

12360102

Frequency (No of surveys/year)

2

Cases/samples per survey

6

Sample Type

Lyophilised sample

Sample volume

1mL

Schedule

April, September

Measurand/Test

Simulated clinical material provided to assess the detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis & Mycobacterium avium complex and rifampicin resistance in M. tuberculosis complex using molecular assays

Storage and Handling

On receipt of the samples, prompt processing is recommended. If not performing testing immediately, store the un-reconstituted vials at room temperature and protect from direct light.

Dangerous Goods (UN3373)

This survey material was packed in compliance with IATA PI.650 for Biological Substance Category B, UN 3373

Product details last updated on August 20, 2020

Molecular Rapid Diagnostics Influenza/RSV

Catalogue Number

12390102

Frequency (No of surveys/year)

3

Cases/samples per survey

4

Sample Type

Liquid sample

Sample volume

0.8mL

Schedule

April, June, August

Measurand/Test

Simulated clinical material provided to assess the detection of Influenza and RSV using molecular rapid detection methods. Influenza A, Influenza B, RSV

Storage and Handling

Samples are dispatched in February/March and should be stored frozen at a temperature of -20C or -70C, until the relevant survey is open for testing.

Dangerous Goods (UN3373)

This survey material was packed in compliance with IATA PI.650 for Biological Substance Category B, UN 3373

Product details last updated on September 23, 2020

Molecular Respiratory Pathogens

Catalogue Number

12400102

Frequency (No of surveys/year)

3

Cases/samples per survey

6

Sample Type

Liquid sample

Sample volume

0.5mL

Schedule

March, June, September

Measurand/Test

Simulated clinical material provided to assess the detection and identification of Respiratory Pathogens using molecular assays. Multiplex Assays, Adenovirus, Bordetella spp, Chlamydophila pneumoniae, Coronavirus (OC43, NL63, SARS-CoV-2), Enterovirus, human Metapneumovirus, Haemophilus influenzae Influenza, Legionella pneumoniae, Mycoplasma pneumoniae, Parainfluenza 1-4, Pneumocystis jirovecii, Rhinovirus, RSV

Storage and Handling

Samples are dispatched in February/March and should be stored frozen at a temperature of -70°C, until the relevant survey is open for testing.

Dangerous Goods (UN3373)

This survey material was packed in compliance with IATA PI.650 for Biological Substance Category B, UN 3373

Product details last updated on October 28, 2020

Molecular Vaccine Preventable Pathogens

Catalogue Number

12410102

Frequency (No of surveys/year)

2

Cases/samples per survey

6

Sample Type

Liquid sample

Sample volume

0.5mL

Schedule

May, August

Measurand/Test

Simulated clinical material provided to assess the detection and identification of Vaccine Preventable Pathogens using molecular assays. Multiplex Assays, Bordetella sp, Influenza A/B, Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella zoster virus

Storage and Handling

Samples are dispatched in February/March and should be stored frozen at a temperature of -70°C, until the relevant survey is open for testing.

Dangerous Goods (UN3373)

This survey material was packed in compliance with IATA PI.650 for Biological Substance Category B, UN 3373

Product details last updated on September 23, 2020