Analytes/procedures in bold
type are regulated for proficiency testing by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).
For second instrument reporting options, see the Quality Cross Check programs, AQQ or AQ2Q.
For i-STAT instrument usage, see chart.
- AQ, AQ2 - Five 2.5-mL aqueous specimens in duplicate and five 2.5-mL specimens for hematocrit testing in duplicate; appropriate for all methods except i-STAT®
- Conventional and International System of Units (SI) reporting offered
- Shipment A: February 25
- Shipment B: June 24
- Shipment C: October 21