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 (Separate specimens for each analyte, except Gentamicin and Vancomycin)
Frequency of distribution Monthly
Material distributed Pooled, liquid human serum with or without exogenous added analyte
Nominal sample volume (mL) 1
Programme Director(s) / Organiser(s) Rachel Marrington
Analyte Approximate Range Default Scheme Units
Amikacin 0 – 50 mg/L
Gentamicin 0 – 12 mg/L
Teicoplanin 0 – 100 mg/L
Tobramycin 0 – 10 mg/L
Vancomycin 0 – 50 mg/L
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