EQA schemes

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Molecular EQA NEQAS QCMD Other
Adenovirus Adenovirus
Aspergillus Aspergillus
BK Virus BK DNA
Bordetella pertussis B pertussis
Candida Candida
Chlamydia CT NG Chlamydia trachomatis
CMV CMV DNA CMV DBS, CMV whole blood
CMV drug resistance CMV drug res
EBV EBV DNA EBV whole blood, EBV DNA
Enteric Gastroenteritis Gastroenteritis, Norovirus
Enterovirus Viruses in CSF Enterovirus, Parechovirus
Flu A Flu A
Flu B Flu B
HBV PCR HBV DNA HBV DNA
HBV drug resistance HBV drug resistance
HBV genotype HBV geno
HCV PCR HCV RNA HCV RNA
HCV genotype HCV RNA HCV geno
HHV6 HHV6
Haemophilus influenza b IMRP
HIV PCR HIV RNA HIV RNA
HIV resistance ENVA, HIV drug resistance
HIV integrase ENV INT
HPV HPV HPV
HSV Viruses in CSF HSV
JC virus JC DNA
Measles Colindale panel
Meningococcal PCR IMRP
Metapneumovirus MPV
N gonorrhoeae CT NG Neisseria gonorrhoeae
Parainfluenzavirus Paraflu
Parvovirus Parvovirus B19
Pneumocystis jirovecii pneumoniae Pneumocyctis
Pneumococcal PCR IMRP
Rhinovirus Rhinovirus
Respiratory syncytical virus RSV
Syphilis Syphilis
Toxoplasma gondii Toxoplasma
Trichomonas Lab Quality
VZV Viruses in CSF VSV
Serology EQA NEQAS Labquality Instand
AHBS (Anti-HBs) AHBS (Anti-HBs)
Anti HBc  (HBV serology)
ASO/ASD  (Exanthem)
CMV avidity CMV
CMV IgG  (Immunity screen)
CMV IgM  (Hepatitis screen)
CONH  (HBV serology)
Cryptococcal Ag Myco serology 02
EBV  (Hepatitis screen)
HAV IgG  (Immunity screen)
HAV IgM  (Hepatitis screen)
HBsAg  (HBV serology)
HCV (Hep C serology)
Hepatitis D Hepatitis D virus Ab
Hepatitis E Hepatitis E virus Ab
HIV (HIV serology)
HIV p24 HIV1 P24
HSV 1/2 IgG HSV 1 & 2
HSV 1/2 IgM HSV 1 & 3
HTLV (Blood donor)
Legionella Ag (Urinary antigens)
Lyme disease (CSQC, via NEQAS)
Measles IgG (Measles, Mumps IgG)
Measles IgM Measles
Mumps IgG (Measles, Mumps IgG)
Mumps IgM Mumps
Mycoplasma Myco
Parvo IgG Parvovirus B19
Parvo IgM (Exanthem)
Pneumo Ag (Urinary antigens)
RPR (Syphilis)
Rubella IgG (Rubella IgG)
Rubella IgM (Exanthem)
STS (Syphilis)
SYM (Syphilis)
Syph blot (Syphilis)
Toxo IgG & IgM (Toxoplasma)
TPPA (Syphilis)
VZV IgG (Immunity screen) VZV IgG
VZV IgM VZV VZV IgM
Bacteriology EQA Scope Provider
AAFB Microscopy Presence and absence of AAFB bacilli using ZN or immunofluorescence UKNEQAS
Antifungal Susceptibility testing Identification and determination of antifungal susceptibilities UKNEQAS
Antimicobial Susceptibility testing Identification and determination of antimicrobial susceptibilities UKNEQAS
Bacterial Culture General bacteriology (identification) UKNEQAS
Bacterial identification General bacteriology (identification) UKNEQAS
Blood cultures General bacteriology (identification).  Isolation and Identification of bacterial pathogens UKNEQAS
C. difficile Detection of toxogenic Clostridium difficile UKNEQAS
Genital Pathogens Isolation, identification, and if appropriate, determination of antimicrobial susceptibilities UKNEQAS
Helicobacter pylori Antigen detection in faceces Lab Quality
MRSA screening Detection of MRSA by culture methods UKNEQAS
Mycobacteria – culture Detection of Mycobacterium by Culture UKNEQAS
Molecular detection and resistance testing of mycobacteria Direct and post culture detection of mycobacteria and rifampicin resistance genes using molecular methods UKNEAS
Mycology Mycology UKNEQAS
Parasitology (Faeces & occasional fluid/tissues) Faecal parasitology UKNEQAS
Surveillance culture for multidrug resistant bacteria VRE Lab Quality
Surveillance culture for multidrug resistant bacteria CPE, ESBL, multidrug resistant Acinetobacter, Ps.aeruginosa Lab Quality
Blood culture Gram stain, Lab Quality
Urinary antigens Detection of Legionella pneumophila and Pneumococcal antigens in urine UKNEQAS

(Last reviewed September 2019)