Analytes/procedures in bold
type are regulated for proficiency testing by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).
Survey PCNEO is especially helpful for laboratories that have leukemia/lymphoma assays that target plasma cell neoplasms, including cytoplasmic light chain staining.
- One 2.5-mL whole blood specimen and/or cell line simulating a plasma cell neoplasm with clinical history and pertinent laboratory data
- Two cases consisting of gated dot plots, clinical histories, and pertinent laboratory data
- Each challenge includes images of tissue sections, bone marrow, and/or peripheral blood smears
- Online whole slide images powered by DigitalScope technology
- Shipment A: May 8
- Shipment B: October 29