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Screening for Streptococcus agalactiae or streptococcus B
Description of the programme
These interlaboratory comparisons (AGLAE's programme ‘119’) address any laboratory carrying out microbiological analyses (medical biology laboratories, hospital laboratories, testing laboratories...).
Characteristics of these EQA:
- Detection of group B streptococcus using culture and/or rapid method from vaginal swabs (synthetic matrix) presenting different concentration levels
- On-line data entry
List of parameters
Performance assessed with the assignment of a “qualitative ranking” per EQA.
An overview or evaluation of the results obtained by rapid method (antigens or gene amplification) and of the Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing will be provided.