This Scheme not only assesses the common three analytical parameters which can affect the validity of assay results, but also will look at the effect of serum indices on a range of analytes (Analyte X), both at the analyte level and to assess whether the analyte would be reported.

Scheme Particulars Indicative Details
Accreditation body UKAS
UKAS Accredited Proficiency Testing Provider No 7860
Number of distributions per year (nominal) 11
Specimens per distribution 3
Frequency of distribution Monthly
Material distributed Pooled, liquid human serum with or without exogenous added analyte
Nominal sample volume (mL) 0.4
Programme Director(s) / Organiser(s) Rachel Marrington
Analyte Approximate Range Default Scheme Units
Analyte 'X' units
Analyte 'X' Interpretation
H category
Haemolysis Index 0 – 20 g/L
I category
Icterus Index 0 – 1000 µmol/L
L category
Lipaemia Index 0 – 20 mmol/L
  • Download current UK charges list 291 KB
  • Download current Europe charges list 284 KB
  • Download current Overseas charges list 288 KB
  • Download Serum Indices (HIL) 2021 schedule 38 KB
  • Download Serum Indices (HIL) example report 992 KB

Last Updated: