Analytes/procedures in bold
type are regulated for proficiency testing by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).
*ANA is a regulated analyte and is graded for both qualitative and quantitative methods. Only qualitative results will be reported to CMS. Semiquantitative and/or titer results for this analyte are ungraded/educational in this Survey and do not meet regulatory requirements.
- Five 0.5‑mL serum specimens
- Conventional and International System of Units (SI) reporting offered
- Three educational pattern interpretation dry challenges per year
Shipment A: March 22
Shipment B: August 16
Shipment C: November 15