UK NEQAS for Microbiology

Respiratory Virus Identification by Molecular methods

Distribution No: 4053

Type of specimen:  Simulated throat swab (TS) and nasopharyngeal aspirate (NPA) specimens 

Request:  Please identify the virus using your routine molecular assay including any typing results where appropriate

Report: This is a pilot distribution; participants will not be scored on this distribution

Return results as soon as possible, but not later than 29/02/2016

Mandatory fields 

Lab ID No:*

Extraction

Indicate specimen volume submitted to extraction (µL):*
Extraction assay (Kit name and manufacturer):*
Do you include an extraction control? *
Please specify:

Amplification/ Detection A

(A) Assay (Kit name and manufacturer) / In house (primers / publication): *
Please indicate extract volume submitted to amplification (µL):*
Tick all options below that are relevant:*
Indicate pathogen targets:*
Amplification platform:*

Amplification/ Detection B

(B) Assay (Kit name and manufacturer) / In house (primers / publication):
Please indicate extract volume submitted to amplification (µL):
Tick all options below that are relevant :
Indicate pathogen targets:
Amplification platform:
3642: One-year old hospitalised with croup (NPA)
3642 Results (including typing) *
Read-out (Ct values or other) *
Assay used*
3643: Three-year old with cough, wheezing and fever (NPA)
3643 Results (including typing)*
Read-out (Ct values or other)*
Assay used *
3644: Five-year old boy with pharyngitis and fever (NPA)
3644 Results (including typing) *
Read-out (Ct values or other) *
Assay used *
3645:  A 10-year old boy with pneumonia (NPA)
3645 Results (including typing) *
Read-out (Ct values or other) *
Assay used *
3646: Elderly woman hospitalised with cough, dyspnoea and alveolar infiltrates (NPA)
3646 Results (including typing) *
Read-out (Ct values or other) *
Assay used *
3647: 64-year old woman with pneumonia (NPA)
3647 Results (including typing) *
Read-out (Ct values or other) *
Assay used *
3648: Elderly woman with cough and hoarseness (TS)
3648 Results (including typing) *
Read-out (Ct values or other) *
Assay used *
3649: Nine-month old girl with bronchitis (TS)
3649 Results (including typing) *
Read-out (Ct values or other) *
Assay used *
3650: A 58-year old immunosuppressed patient with severe pneumonia (TS)
3650 Results (including typing) *
Read-out (Ct values or other) *
Assay used *
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