Microbiology

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, Bocavirus, Bordetella spp, Chlamydophila pneumoniae, Coronavirus (229E, HKU1, 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

Upon receipt, store samples at -70°C

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 31, 2023

Molecular Sexually Transmitted Pathogens

Catalogue Number

12480102

Frequency (No of surveys/year)

2

Cases/samples per survey

6

Sample Type

Liquid sample

Sample volume

2mL

Schedule

May, October

Measurand/Test

Simulated clinical material provided to assess the detection and identification of Sexually Transmitted Pathogens using molecular assays. Multiplex Assays, Chlamydia trachomatis, Herpes Simplex Virus, Mycoplasma genitalium, Neisseria gonorrhoeae, Treponema pallidum, Trichomonas vaginalis.

Storage and Handling

Upon receipt, store samples at -70°C

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 May 24, 2023

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, September

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

Upon receipt, store samples at -70°C

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 31, 2023

Mycology

Catalogue Number

12140102

Frequency (No of surveys/year)

4

Cases/samples per survey

3

Sample Type

Liquid

Sample volume

1mL

Schedule

March, June, September, November

Measurand/Test

Dermatophytes, systemic mycotic pathogens, clinically significant yeast and contaminants of interest. Susceptibility testing of yeasts and aspergillus species.

Storage and Handling

Upon receipt, store samples at room temperature and protect from direct light. Testing within 24-48 hours is recommended to reduce the risk of sample deterioration.

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 May 24, 2023

Non-tuberculous mycobacteria (NTM)

Program suitable for laboratories performing identification and antimicrobial susceptibilities of non-tuberculous mycobacteria by culture or molecular methods.

Catalogue Number

12460102

Frequency (No of surveys/year)

2

Cases/samples per survey

3 samples per survey

Sample Type

Lyophilised bacteria

Sample volume

1mL after reconstitution

Storage and Handling

Upon receipt, store samples at room temperature and protect from direct light. Testing within 24-48 hours is recommended to reduce the risk of sample deterioration.

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 May 24, 2023

Parasitology

Catalogue Number

12160102

Frequency (No of surveys/year)

4

Cases/samples per survey

2

Sample Type

Fixed faecal suspensions or unstained glass slide

Sample volume

1mL

Schedule

February, April, July, October

Measurand/Test

Protozoa, helminths and samples containing faecal artefacts.Acid fast staining of oocysts.

Storage and Handling

Upon receipt, store samples at room temperature and protect from direct light. Testing within 24-48 hours is recommended to reduce the risk of sample deterioration.

Product details last updated on May 24, 2023

STAT Microscopy: Gram Stain

Catalogue Number

12440102

Frequency (No of surveys/year)

4

Cases/samples per survey

2

Sample Type

Unstained glass slides

Schedule

February, April, July, October

Measurand/Test

Gram stain

Storage and Handling

Upon receipt, store samples at room temperature

Product details last updated on June 14, 2023

STAT Microscopy: Urine Microscopy

Catalogue Number

12170102 (1mL) / 12170502 (5mL)

Frequency (No of surveys/year)

4

Cases/samples per survey

2

Sample Type

Lyophilised samples

Sample volume

1mL or 5mL options

Schedule

February, April, July, October

Measurand/Test

Urine cell counts (manual and/or automated methods)

Storage and Handling

Upon receipt, store samples at 2-8°C and protect from direct light. Testing within 24-48 hours is recommended to reduce the risk of sample deterioration.

Product details last updated on May 24, 2023

Streptococcus pneumoniae: urinary antigen detection

Catalogue Number

12180102

Frequency (No of surveys/year)

2

Cases/samples per survey

4

Sample Type

Lyophilised sample

Sample volume

1mL

Schedule

April, October

Measurand/Test

Detection of pneumococcal antigen

Storage and Handling

Upon receipt, store samples at 2-8°C and protect from direct light. Testing within 24-48 hours is recommended to reduce the risk of sample deterioration.

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 May 24, 2023

Urine Dipstick Chemistry

Catalogue Number

12190102

Frequency (No of surveys/year)

4

Cases/samples per survey

2

Sample Type

Lyophilised sample

Sample volume

10mL

Schedule

March, June, September, November

Measurand/Test

Leukocyte esterase, Blood, Glucose, Protein, Nitrite, Ascorbic acid, pH, Bilirubin

Storage and Handling

Upon receipt, store samples at 2-8°C and protect from direct light. Testing within 24-48 hours is recommended to reduce the risk of sample deterioration.

Product details last updated on September 8, 2023