ERNDIMQA - Cystine in White Blood Cells

Purpose: Comparison of outcome of analysis of Cystine in White Blood Cells
Scientific Expert: Dr. D. Herrera
Scheme Organiser: MCA
Analytes: Cystine in WBC's, related to protein
Number of Specimens/Year: 8  pairs protein and WBC pellets
Matrix of the Specimens: Protein is lyophilised, WBC pellets are liquid
Volume/Specimen: pellet equivalent to 5 ml whole blood
Number of Shipments/Year: One shipment of 8 specimens in February
Submission of Results: Online via ERNDIM-MCA website
Reports: Requested from ERNDIM-MCA website
Certificate: Once a year issued by ERNDIM Board
Number of Participants: 41 (2023)
Status of the Scheme: Operated since 2005
Geographic Area: Worldwide
Limitation Participation: None
Cost/Year: 411 EURO (2023)
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