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16S rRNA gene sequencing and/or MALDI-TOF MS Proficiency 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:

The Special Bacteriology Unit provides a proficiency panel for 16S rRNA gene sequencing and/or MALDI-TOF assays to Canadian facilities serving hospitals, provincial public health or other clinically-focussed public laboratories and is generally distributed in late spring/early summer. 

Scope:

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

Fees:
Eligibility criteria for participation:

Canadian facilities serving hospitals, provincial public health or other clinically-focussed public 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 contact nml.sb-lnm.bs@phac-aspc.gc.ca.