Analytes/procedures in bold
type are regulated for proficiency testing by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).
*If your laboratory uses a waived method for Group A Streptococcus, these results will not count toward the required five challenges for the subspecialty of bacteriology.
- Five swab specimens
- Not compatible with molecular- and culture-based methods
Shipment A: March 28
Shipment B: August 8
Shipment C: December 5