Environmental swab scheme: current distribution
- Public Health England
- Part of:
- Proficiency testing for food, water and environmental microbiology
- First published:
- 9 September 2015
- Last updated:
- 25 April 2017, see all updates
This external quality assessment (EQA) scheme is suitable for laboratories that routinely examine environmental swabs.
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This scheme is suitable for laboratories that analyse:
- swabs for hygiene indicator organisms from both random and template areas
- swabs for pathogens
Published: 9 September 2015
Updated: 25 April 2017
- Replaced ES6 request form with ES7 form.
- Updated with environmental swab scheme: distribution ES6 request form.
- Added environmental swab scheme: distribution ES5 request form.
- Updated with distribution ES4 request form.
- Added environmental swab scheme: distribution ES3 request form.
- Added environmental swab scheme: distribution ES2 request form.
- First published.