Human Polyomavirus Quantitative PCR

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Details

Pathogen:
Human Polyomavirus
Laboratory:
Viral Exanthemata & STDs - Viral STI, Polyoma and Herpsesviruses Unit
Phone:
(204) 789-6024
Fax:
(204) 318-2222
Email:
Frequency:
On request of the client laboratories.
Description:

20 diluted clinical specimens constituting an assortment of JC and BK positive samples and negative samples.

Scope:

For proficiency and validation of quantitative JCV and BKV molecular tests. The participants are asked to follow their testing algorithm to detect and quantify JCV and BKV in the specimens.

Fees:

There is no cost to the participants.

Eligibility criteria for participation:

For public health laboratories or hospital diagnostic laboratories.

Confidentiality arrangements:

On request

How to apply:

Submit your request/inquiry to: phac.nml.vestd-lnm.evmts.aspc@canada.ca