Guidance

Shiga toxin Escherichia coli scheme: recent intended results for distribution

This external quality assessment (EQA) scheme samples challenges the detection and quantification of Shiga toxin Escherichia coli organisms by molecular methods.

Documents

Shiga toxin Escherichia coli scheme: intended results for STX1 distribution sample

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Shiga toxin Escherichia coli scheme: intended results for pilot distribution sample

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Detail

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