Quality Assurance

We actively maintain rigorous in-house and external quality assurance schemes, ensuring that Micropathology Ltd continues to meet the necessary regulatory standards. (CPA, ISO 15189:2003 etc)

We take part in, and are certified by the following external quality assurance schemes:

United Kingdom National External Quality Assessment ServiceUnited Kingdom National External Quality Assessment Service

  • Anti HBs detection
  • HBV serology
  • Blood borne virus serology
  • HPV DNA
  • Measles IgG serology
  • Mycobacterium genus and rifampicin resistance
  • Rubella IgG serology
  • Toxoplasma IgG serology
  • Virus identification
  • HFE typing (Haemochromatosis)
  • Molecular genetics of thrombophilia

Quality Control for Molecular DiagnosticsQuality Control for Molecular Diagnostics

  • Adenovirus DNA
  • Aspergillus DNA
  • Bordetella pertussis DNA
  • Borrelia burgdorferi DNA
  • Chlamydia pneumoniae DNA
  • Chlamydia trachomatis DNA
  • Coronavirus RNA
  • CMV DNA
  • EBV DNA
  • Enterovirus RNA
  • HBV DNA
  • HBV genotyping
  • HCV genotyping
  • HCV RNA
  • HHV6 DNA
  • HIV drug resistance typing
  • HIV-1 DNA
  • HIV-1 RNA quantitation
  • HPV DNA
  • HSV DNA
  • Influenza A and B RNA
  • Metapneumovirus RNA
  • Mycobacterium DNA
  • Mycoplasma pneumoniae DNA
  • Neisseria gonorrhoeae DNA
  • Parechovirus RNA
  • Parainfluenzae virus RNA
  • Parvovirus B19 DNA
  • Polyoma JC and BK virus
  • Pneumocystis jiroveci
  • Rhinovirus RNA
  • RSV DNA
  • Toxoplasma gondii DNA
  • VZV DNA
  • West Nile Virus RNA

International Society for Forensic Genetics

  • Paternity testing

If you have any questions about our quality management system please contact our Quality Manager, Dr Andrea Collins.

You may want to download our Quality Manual.