ERNDIMQA - Qualitative Blood Spot Acylcarnitine Londen

Purpose: To educate and assess the ability of laboratories to detect inherited disorders resulting in recognisable whole blood acylcarnitine profiles.
Scientific Expert: Dr. Charles Turner, e-mail:
Scheme Organiser: CSCQ: Dr. Xavier Albe,
Analytes: Dependent upon disorder
Number of Specimens/Year: 6
Matrix of the Specimens: Dried blood spots on S&S903 filter paper
Volume/Specimen: 35-50 microlitre initial blood volume
Number of Shipments/Year: One shipment of 6 samples
Submission of Results: Via ERNDIM-CSCQ website
Reports: Via ERNDIM-CSCQ website
Certificate: Once a year issued by ERNDIM Board
Number of Participants: 44-46 (2019)
Status of the Scheme: Operated (including pilot) since 2003.
Geographic Area: Worldwide
Limitation Participation: None
Cost/Year: 355 EURO (2021)
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