2020 Amniotic fluid (AF)

Scheme description
Online analysis of G-banded metaphase images, and other tests, as applicable, to analyse for aneuploidy and rearrangements.
Disorders/Gene target(s)
Disorders associated with common aneuploidies and chromosomal rearrangements.
Clinical cases
Two
Testing/analysis
Online G-band chromosome analysis.
FISH analysis of interphase nuclei.
Sample type
G-banded images.
Techniques
G-banding, FISH
Assessment
Submit a clinical report to include:
● Analysis of results
● Interpretation of the result
● Clerical accuracy
Performance criteria are applied.
Eligibility
All laboratories worldwide
Languages
English, French, German, Italian, Spanish.
ISO17043 Accredited EQA
Yes
EQA timeline
Sample dispatchApril 2020
Testing period7 weeks
Assessment resultsAugust 2020
Final Summary reportOctober 2020
Other information
Fee
£375.00
GenQA code
2020AF
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