Shiga toxin Escherichia coli scheme: current distribution
- Public Health England
- Part of:
- Proficiency testing for food, water and environmental microbiology
- 26 January 2016
- Last updated:
- 13 June 2017, see all updates
This external quality assessment (EQA) scheme samples challenges the detection and quantification of Shiga toxin Escherichia coli organisms by molecular methods.
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This scheme focuses on raising awareness:
- of the molecular methods used
- in the variations of the molecular methods used which can subsequently highlight differences in PT results obtained
- in limitation of molecular methods available on the market
- of updates in ISO methods
Published: 26 January 2016
Updated: 13 June 2017
- Updated with STX3 request form.
- Added shiga toxin Escherichia coli scheme: distribution STX2 request form.
- Updated with distribution STX1 request form.
- First published.