UK NEQAS for Microbiology & UK NEQAS for Parasitology: Information on delayed Intended Results and Individual Reports as of Aug 2023

Dear Participant

Due to the cyber incident at UK NEQAS for Microbiology and UK NEQAS for Parasitology, the following have been delayed

Intended results

  • Mycology and Antifungal Susceptibility EQA, Faecal Parasitology, Malaria Molecular and Blood Parasitology schemes dispatched on 5 June 2023, and all EQA schemes dispatched on 3 July 2023
SchemeDistribution no  
General Bacteriology5404
Antimicrobial susceptibility5405
Clostridioides difficile5409
Antifungal susceptibility5410
Mycology5411
Blood Parasitology5413
Malaria (Molecular)5415
Fungal Biomarkers5416
Faecal Parasitology5419
Hepatitis B DNA quantification5424
Rubella IgG serology5425
HIV serology5426
C. trachomatis and N. gonorrhoeae5427
Blood borne viruses5428
Toxoplasma Serology5429
Parasite Serology 54305430
Faecal Parasites (Molecular)5432
Molecular detection of SARS-CoV-25433
SARS-CoV-2 Point-of-Care 54345434

Individual Reports

  • Outstanding reports for EQA schemes dispatched on 5 June 2023, and reports for all EQA schemes dispatched on 3 July 2023
SchemeDistribution no  
Hepatitis C serology5407
HIV-1 RNA quantification5408
Molecular detection of HPV5412
Blood Parasitology5413
HIV Point-of-Care5414
Malaria (Molecular)5415
Hepatitis E detection5417
Molecular detection of SARS-CoV-25418
Faecal Parasitology5419
General bacteriology5420
Antimicrobial susceptibility5421
Genital Pathogens5422
Faecal pathogens5423
Hepatitis B DNA quantification5424
Rubella IgG serology5425
HIV serology5426
C. trachomatis and N. gonorrhoeae5427
Blood borne viruses5428
Toxoplasma Serology5429
Parasite Serology 54305430
Cryptococcal antigen detection5431
Faecal Parasites (Molecular)5432
Molecular detection of SARS-CoV-25433
SARS-CoV-2 Point-of-Care5434

Please accept our apologies for the delay and inconvenience and thank you for your support at this time.

Please note the 28 August dispatch activities will happen as per normal schedule.