Parasites in PBS Suspension (B) Proficiency Test

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PBS Suspension (B)


Cryptosporidium, Giardia

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1 ml


For dilution into 10 Litres of tap water

Microbiological monitoring in support of water quality assurance covers a range of organisms, of which parasitology is given special priority. Cryptosporidia and Giardia are responsible for a majority of illnesses caused by poor quality drinking water. The Fapas Parasitology proficiency tests are intended for routine analysis and microscopy examination using non-viable organisms for shipment around the world.

This proficiency test can evaluate your parasitology testing capabilities in drinking water. Within this proficiency test your testing ability for Cryptosporidia and Giardia within a concentrates suspension can be specifically evaluated.

The quality of drinking water is highly regulated across the world. Chemical contaminants such as heavy metals or pesticides might have long-term health implications. Other chemical contaminants are indicators of environmental pollution at source. Fapas drinking water proficiency tests provide whole volume drinking water samples with a wide range of routine and non-routine chemical components.

Proficiency testing activities from Fapas are vital to ensure only high quality testing abilities are used to highlight any potentially unsafe veterinary medicines within your routine analysis activities. Through the use of challenging test materials concise, relevant improvements within your routine analyisis activities can be highlighted to ensure only high quality test results are offered to your customers, and regulators alike.