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Food and water proficiency testing schemes: scheme guide

A guide to the use of the Public Health England (PHE) proficiency testing (PT) schemes for food and water microbiology.

Documents

PHE food and water proficiency testing schemes guide (English)

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PHE food and water proficiency testing schemes guide (French)

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PHE food and water proficiency testing schemes guide (German)

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PHE food and water proficiency testing schemes guide (Italian)

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PHE food and water proficiency testing schemes guide (Portuguese)

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PHE food and water proficiency testing schemes guide (Spanish)

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Details

This guide is designed to help participants gain maximum benefit from the PHE proficiency testing schemes for food and water microbiology.

PHE proficiency testing is also known as external quality assessment (EQA).

Published 28 February 2014
Last updated 12 January 2016 + show all updates
  1. Added translations of food and water proficiency testing scheme guide.
  2. Updated guidance.
  3. First published.