ERNDIMQA - Pterins in Urine

Purpose: Comparison of Pterins metabolite outcome in a lab in respect to median and target values
Scientific Expert: Dr. Alessio Cremonesi
Scheme Organiser: MCA
Analytes: Biopterin, Creatinine, Neopterin and Primapterin
Number of Specimens/Year: 8
Matrix of the Specimens: Lyophilised human urine
Volume/Specimen: 1 mL/vial
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: 35 (2023)
Status of the Scheme: Pilot scheme in 2014-2016, full scheme from 2017
Geographic Area: Worldwide
Limitation Participation: None
Cost/Year: 400 EURO (2023)
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