|EQA 2023 - Hemoglobin Electrophoresis (ELHB)|
Expert Biologists - Scheme Coordinators:
Philippe JOLY, Louis LACAILLE and Bernard POGGI
EQA performed since 2011
Number of participating laboratories in 2022: 128
1 - Scheme Overview
This external quality assessment scheme assesses the different analytical methods used for the phenotypic evaluation of hemoglobin. In most cases, the results are provided with supporting biological interpretation.
2 - Assessment Frequency
Number of surveys per year: 4
Number of control samples per survey: 1 or 2
Number of samples per year: 6
3 - List of Analytes Assessed
4 - Description of the Control Samples
Human control blood in lyophilized form (samples to be resuspended in 500 µL of distilled water) and liquid form (ready-to-use 500 µL samples).