Description of the programme

These interlaboratory comparisons (AGLAE's programme ‘117’) address any laboratory carrying out microbiological analyses (medical biology laboratories, hospital laboratories, testing laboratories...).

Characteristics of these EQA:

  • Neutral solution containing a strain for microscopic examination (wet mount and Gram stain)
  • Possibility to self‐evaluate several technicians using the results file (provision of a sheet dedicated to your performance calculation).
  • On-line data entry

Number of tests
Number of participants
New in 2022
Accreditation of the programme
Cost of the programme*
150 € excl. VAT
Date of the tests
check the annex (register up to one month before distribution)
* For laboratories internationally, shipping costs are extra

List of parameters

Morphology, cell arrangement, mobility and Gram stain

Qualitative assessment of the morphology, cell arrangement, mobility and of the result of the Gram stain (Gram positive / negative)

Of interest to biomedical laboratories: an overview of the reported therapeutic orientations (bacterial type / antibiotic therapy) will be provided in the test report