External Quality Assurance Services (EQAS)

Overview

The External Quality Assurance Services (EQAS) programs include specimen packs and documentation (reports); results are compared to other laboratories using the same methodologies, instruments, and reagents


Category Products

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    EQAS Online and Mobile

    Conveniently submit and manage your EQAS proficiency test data from any device with an internet connection.

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    EQAS Reports on QCNet

    View or print reports, upload EQASdata, and access product information and user documentation via QCNet

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    EQAS Sample Report

    Twelve monthly EQASreports are provided each cycle within 3-5 business days of the statistical analysis

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    EQAS End-of-Cycle Report
    An End-of-Cycle report provides an overall indication of the laboratory’s performance over a 12-month period in terms of bias among participating laboratories.
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    EQAS Blood Gas Program
    Monthly program for reporting of routine blood gas, electrolytes, glucose, lactate and magnesium by blood gas, ion selection electrode (ISE) and biosensor instrumentation
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    EQAS Blood Typing Program

    Program providing a qualitative assessment of key immunohematology parameters; three samples are tested every four months for a total of 9 samples per annual cycle. Educational case studies at no additional charge

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    EQAS Cardiac Markers Program
    Monthly program for assessing cardiac health including D-dimer, that are tested in clinical labs near patient/POC settings worldwide
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    EQAS Coagulation Program

    Program designed for the quantitative measure of coagulation parameters, including Protein C and S Activity, Factor VIII and von Willebrand Factor. Twelve plasma samples are tested over the course of an annual cycle and results submitted once per month

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    EQAS Hematology Program
    Program providing samples for 12 monthly measurements of 11 nondifferential basic parameters and corresponding reports for peer group result comparison via QCNet
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    EQAS Hemoglobin Program
    Program providing samples for 12 monthly hemoglobin A1C and A2 measurements and corresponding reports for peer group result comparison via QCNet
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    EQAS HIV-Hepatitis Program

    Program providing monthly qualitative and/or quantitative measurements of key HIV and Hepatitis markers tested in the serology laboratory

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    EQAS Immunoassay (Monthly) Program
    Program providing samples for 12 monthly endocrinology, thyroid function, oncology, and therapeutic drug analyte measurements and corresponding reports for peer group result comparison via QCNet
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    EQAS Serum Proteins Program
    Program for testing specific serum proteins, including kappa and lambda light chains. Samples are tested and results submitted each month. Regular reports provide informative statistical analyses and valuable peer group comparisons
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    EQAS Syphilis/Chagas Program

    Monthly program providing qualitative and/or quantitative serological measurements of Treponemal, non-Treponemal and Trypanosoma cruzi antibodies; peer group reports via QCNet

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    EQAS Therapeutic Drug Monitoring Program
    Program providing samples for 12 monthly therapeutic drug measurements at subtherapeutic, therapeutic, and toxic levels and corresponding reports for peer group result comparison via QCNet
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    EQAS ToRCH-EBV-MuMZ Program

    Comprehensive program providing monthly qualitative and/or quantitative measurements of ToRCH, EBV, Mumps, Measles and VZV antibodies tested in the serology laboratory

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    EQAS Urinalysis Program

    Monthly program providing a qualitative assessment of basic urine parameters performed manually or with automated dipstick methods

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    EQAS Urine Chemistry Program
    Program providing samples for 12 monthly basic and specialty urine chemistry analyte measurements and corresponding reports for peer group result comparison via QCNet