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Analytes/procedures in bold type are regulated for proficiency testing by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).

Analyte Challenges per Shipment Number of Shipments
Alpha-fetoprotein (AFP) 5 Three shipments per year
Cortisol 5
Ferritin 3
Folate, serum 3
hCG, quantitative 5
lgE 5
Prostate-specific antigen (PSA) 2
Prostate-specific antigen, complexed (cPSA) 2
Prostate-specific antigen, free 2
Prostatic acid phosphatase (PAP) 3
T3, free (triiodothyronine, free) 5
T3, total (triiodothyronine, total) 5
T3 uptake and related tests 5
T4, free (thyroxine, free) 5
T4, total (thyroxine, total) 5
Thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) 5
Vitamine B12 3

Improve the reliability of your patient results with CAP Survey Validated Materials

Use the same material that is sent in the Surveys program to:

  • Identify and troubleshoot instrument / method problems
  • Correlate results with other laboratories or instruments
  • Document correlation of problems identified in Surveys
  • Utilize material with confirmed results as an alternative external quality control
  • Identify potential proficiency testing failures
Each laboratory receives a Survey Participant Summary, which includes readily available results

Program Information

  • Five 5.0‑mL liquid serum specimens

Shipping Schedule

  • Shipment A: April 6
  • Shipment B: July 20
  • Shipment C: November 9