Introduction to UK NEQAS for Microbiology

Is an accredited provider of External Quality Assessment (EQA) in the UK and internationally for clinical diagnostic laboratories, blood banks, point of care testing centres and other testing sites.

UK NEQAS for Microbiology provide External Quality Assessment (EQA) in the UK and internationally for clinical diagnostic laboratories, blood banks, point of care testing centres and other testing sites using examinations as below

  • Isolation, identification, microscopy and susceptibility for bacteriology and mycology
  • Molecular testing for Bacteriology and Virology
  • Serological testing for bacteriology and virology
  • Point of care testing for bacteriology and virology
  • Continuous Professional Development for individuals – through clinical scenarios

UK NEQAS for Microbiology is accredited to ISO/IEC 17043:2010