Rubella Molecular EQA Panel

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Details

Pathogen:
Rubella virus
Laboratory:
Viral Exanthemata & STDs - Measles, Mumps and Rubella Unit
Phone:
(204) 789-6024 or (204) 789-7055
Fax:
(204) 318-2222
Email:
Frequency:
Special request
Description:

The molecular EQA panel for rubella virus is offered upon request. Blind panels of mock clinical samples are sent to participating laboratories for molecular detection of rubella virus RNA. A report is issued to participating laboratories.

Scope:

An external quality assurance panel for the detection of rubella virus by RT-PCR.

Fees:

None

Eligibility criteria for participation:

Upon request. International laboratories may be directed to other WHO network laboratories that are located in their region.

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: