Endocrine

Immunoassay parameters are available in the following programmes: Endocrine, Haematinics, Cardiac Markers, BNP, NT-ProBNP and CRP (including hsCRP), you can register for an attractive

Endocrine
Five levels of liquid human serum samples are distributed monthly, providing steroids, thyroid function and fertility profile. Single donor samples are used wherever possible to minimise any matrix effects.

Challenging samples are distributed to assess the performance at clinical decision points as well as ongoing programme of interpretative exercises. Macroprolactin exercise conducted every six months to assess current laboratory practice in macroprolactin investigation. ID-GCMS  reference target values available for cortisol, progesterone and testosterone for all samples.

Frequency: Monthly

Samples per set: 5 x 1.8mL

Endocrine Prorgamme
AnalyteApprox. Range Covered
Cortisol 60 – 1400 nmol/L
Progesterone 1.0 - 100nmol/L
Oestradiol 37 – 1300 pmol/L
Testosterone 0.1 – 40 nmol/L
T4 64 – 280 nmol/L
T3 1.5 – 12 nmol/L
FT4 8 – 50 pmol/L
FT3 3.0 - 40 pmol/L
TSH 0.1 – 21 mU/L
FSH 0.8 – 100 IU/L
LH 2 – 80 IU/L
Prolactin48 - 800 mU/L
SHBG20 - 100nmol/L

Related Documents

 

 

Browse all Laboratory EQA Programmes

Accreditation

UKAS Proficiency Testing 4301UKAS Calibration 4301


Events

  1. AACC Annual Conference – Chicago

    31st July - 2nd August
  2. Harrogate EQA Workshop

    20th September