Guidance

Shiga toxin Escherichia coli scheme: recent reports

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: Pilot report

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Shiga toxin Escherichia coli scheme: distribution STX1 report

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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