16S rRNA gene sequencing and/or MALDI-TOF MS Challenge Panel

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Details

Pathogen:
Bacterial pathogens
Laboratory:
Special Bacteriology Unit
Phone:
(204) 789-2137
Fax:
(204) 784-7509
Email:
Frequency:
Annual
Description:

In collaboration with the National Molecular Group (www.nmgroup.ca), the Special Bacteriology Unit provides a challenge panel for 16S rRNA gene sequencing and/or MALDI-TOF assays to Canadian facilities serving hospitals, provincial public health or other clinically-focussed laboratories and is distributed in October. 

Scope:

A challenge panel for 16S rRNA gene sequencing and/or MALDI-TOF assays.

Fees:

Each participant must pay their own shipping fees.

Eligibility criteria for participation:

Canadian facilities serving hospitals, provincial public health or other clinically-focussed laboratories.

Confidentiality arrangements:

Participants are assigned alphanumeric codes which anonymizes their identity. Participant’s contact information and results are not shared among the group.

How to apply:

For information or to participate contact phac.nml.SB-lnm.BS.aspc@canada.ca.