GD Organises Ring Test for PRRSV

by 5m Editor
12 February 2010, at 9:18am

NETHERLANDS - GD Animal Health Service is organising a proficiency testing scheme (Ring Trials) for Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome Virus (PRRSV) antibody detection in serum.

The goal of the PTS is to determine the performance of individual laboratories for specific tests. The PTS is organised according to the international guideline ILAC G13:2007.

The schedule for the PTS is as follows:

  • Closing date for the application: 4 March 2010
  • Shipment of the samples: week 11, 15 March
  • Submission of the test results: week 17, 26 April
  • Draft report: week 19
  • Final report: week 23

Please contact Annemiek Slothouber (email: [email protected] or +31 (0)570 - 63 33 91) for more information about the PTS or if you would like to apply.

You can also go on-line [click here] for a PTS application form and return it to GD Animal Health Service by fax.

GD Animal Health Service hopes you will find this a useful tool to support your laboratory's Quality Assurance system and looks forward to receiving your application before 4 March 2010.

Further Reading

- Find out more information on porcine reproductive respiratory syndrome (PRRS) by clicking here.