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

Analyte/Procedure Challenges per Shipment Number of Shipments
Hematocrit 5 Three shipments per year
Hemoglobin 5
Immature granulocyte (IG) 5
Immature platelet fraction (IPF)/reticulated platelet (RP) 5
MCV, MCH, and MCHC 5
Nucleated red blood cell count (nRBC) 5
Platelet count 5
Red blood cell count 5
White blood cell count 5
WBC differential 5

For second instrument reporting options, see the Quality Cross Check program FH3Q.

Program Information

  • Five 2.5-mL whole blood specimens in vials with pierceable caps
  • Conventional and International System of Units (SI) reporting offered
  • For method compatibility, see instrument matrix

Shipping Schedule

  • Shipment A: January 22
  • Shipment B: April 29
  • Shipment C: September 16

Instrument FH and FHQ Series
  FH1 FH2 FH3 / FH3Q FH4 / FH4Q FH9 / FH9Q FH10 FH13 / FH13Q FH16 / FH3Q FH17
Abbott Cell-Dyn® 1200, 1400, 1600, 1700, 1800, EmeraldTM                
Horiba ABX 9000+, 9018+, 9020+
Sysmex K-series, K-1000/KCP-1, KX-21/21N, pocH-100i, XP-series
CDS/Medonic M-series
Coulter® AcTTM, Diff/Diff 2 MD 2/8/10/16, ONYXTM, S880, S-plus V, ST, STKR, T-series
Drew Scientific DC-18, I-1800, DREW3, EXCELL 10/16/18
Horiba ABX Micros, Mindray BC-2800, 3000/3200 series
Mindray BC-2800, 3000/3200 series, BC-6000/BC-6200/BC-6800/BC-6800 Plus
Siemens ADVIA® 360
Abbott Cell-Dyn 3000, 3500, 3700, 4000, Emerald 22/AL, RubyTM, SapphireTM
Biosystems SA HA3/HA5
Drew Scientific EXCELL 22, 2280
Orphee Mythic 18, 22 AL, 22 OT, 60
Siemens ADVIA 560
Siemens ADVIA 120, 120 w/SP1, 2120
Abbott Alinity hq, Sysmex XE-2100, XE-2100C, XE-2100D, XE-2100DC, XE-2100D/L (Blood Center), XE-2100L, XE-5000, XN-series (includes RL App), XN-L series, XS-500i, XS-800i, XS-1000i, XS-1000i-AL, XS-1000iC, XT-1800i, XT-2000i, XT-4000i
Coulter AcT 5 diff (AL, CP, OV)
DIRUI BF series
Horiba ABX Pentra 60, 80, 120, Pentra DF Nexus
Coulter LH 750, LH 755, LH 780, LH 785, UniCel DxH series (except DxH 500 series)
Coulter DxH 500 series, Horiba Yumizen H500/550, H1500/2500
Horiba Yumizen H500/550, H1500/2500
Mindray BC-700, BC-720, BC-760, BC-6000, BC-6000 Plus, BC-6100, BC-6100 Plus, BC-6200, BC-6200 Plus, BC-6600, BC 6600 Plus, BC-6700, BC-6800, BC-6800 Plus, BC-7500