Journal article

Development of a pilot proficiency program for human papillomavirus DNA detection

Anna-Maria G Costa, Ros Escott, Suzanne M Garland, Deane Byers, Sepehr N Tabrizi

Pathology | ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV | Published : 2018


Funding Acknowledgements

This pilot project was conducted by the RCPA Quality Assurance Programs Pty Ltd (Serology) through a grant provided by Quality Use of Pathology Program (QUPP) of Australian Government's Department of Health and Ageing. The focus group included Deane Byers, Ros Escott, Ian Frazer, Suzanne Garland, William Rawlinson, Marion Saville, Sepehr Tabrizi and Mark Van Asten. With thanks to Symbion Laverty Pathology, North Ryde, NSW, for pre-issue testing for Panel 1, and for providing specimens used for Panel 2. We thank the molecular microbiology laboratory at The Royal Women's Hospital, Melbourne, including Andrew Daley from The Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne. We also thank the laboratories who participated in testing the panels provided by the pilot program.