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GD is continuously developing new proficiency testing schemes. Please consult the time schedule below to find all important dates for the upcoming PTS. We can also set up proficiency testing schemes for third parties or in cooperation with third parties. You can click on the name of the PTS to open the information sheet. 

ISO 17043:2010 accredited

PTS with an asterix (*) are accredited according to the international standard ISO 17043:2010. For the organisation of most of the proficiency schemes for antibody detection and molecular biology (registration number R016 Prof. Testing) GD has been accredited according to NEN-EN-ISO/IEC 17043:2010.


PTS in 2023

Cat. no. 
Proficiency testing scheme Closing date registration Shipment samples Closing date submission test results Final report + certificate
Round 1 
VLDIA234* PTS PRRSV antibody detection January 6 Week 4 March 17 Week 19
PTS PRRS virus detection
VLDIA225* PTS IBV antibody detection
VLDIA296* PTS IB virus detection
Round 2 
VLDIA323 PTS Bacterial Identification cattle January 20 Week 6 March 17 Week 19
PTS Antibiotic susceptibility of bacterial strains cattle
VLDIA323 PTS Bacterial identification poultry
VLDIA324 PTS Antibiotic susceptibility of bacterial strains poultry
VLDIA323 PTS Bacterial Identification companion animals
VLDIA324 PTS Antibiotic susceptibility of bacterial strains companion animals
Round 3 
VLDIA294 PTS App antibody detection  February 3  Week 8  April 14  Week 23
VLDIA340 PTS Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae antibody detection
VLDIA345 PTS Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae detection
VLDIA226* PTS Mycoplasma (Mg/Ms) antibody detection
VLDIA303* PTS Mycoplasma (Mg/Ms) bacteria detection
Round 4 
VLDIA336* PTS MAP antibody detection (serum)  March 3  Week 12  May 12  Week 27
VLDIA337* PTS MAP antibody detection (milk)
VLDIA338* PTS MAP antibody detection (serum and milk)
VLDIA322 PTS MAP detection
VLDIA219* PTS NDV antibody detection
VLDIA328 PTS ND virus detection
VLDIA313* PTS EDS antibody detection
Round 5 
VLDIA172* PTS IBDV antibody detection (Gumboro)  March 31  Week 16  June 9  Week 31
VLDIA314* PTS IBD virus detection (Gumboro)
VLDIA286* PTS BVD virus and antigen detection
VLDIA235* PTS SRLVs (MVV/CAEV) antibody detection
VLDIA344 PTS PCV2 antibody detection
VLDIA285* PTS PCV2 detection
Round 6
VLDIA323 PTS Bacterial Identification cattle
 August 11  Week 35  October 6  Week 48
VLDIA324 PTS Antibiotic susceptibility of bacterial strains cattle
VLDIA323 PTS Bacterial Identification swine
VLDIA324 PTS Antibiotic susceptibility of bacterial strains swine
Round 7
VLDIA255* PTS aMPV antibody detection (TRT)
 August 18  Week 36  October 27  Week 51
VLDIA277* PTS ARV antibody detection (REO)
VLDIA292* PTS ILT antibody detection
VLDIA329 PTS CAV antibody detection
VLDIA333 PTS IBR antibody detection (serum)
VLDIA334 PTS IBR antibody detection (milk)
VLDIA335 PTS IBR antibody detection (milk and serum)
Round 8
VLDIA232* PTS AI antibody detection
 September 8  Week 39  November 17  Week 2, 2024
VLDIA327 PTS AI virus detection
VLDIA233 PTS Salmonella poultry antibody detection
VLDIA171* PTS Salmonella porcine antibody detection
VLDIA295* PTS SIV antibody detection

More information 

+31 (0)88 20 25 575

"Good results and Certificate of participation in PTS organised by GD Animal Health is a great evidence of our competence for ourselves, for accreditation bodies and for our customers."

Irina Sobko,
Centre of Veterinary Diagnostics, CVD 
(Ukraine, Kyiv)   References

"Thanks to our participation in GD's Animal Health PTS, we as a laboratory are able to monitor, assess and where necessary improve the performance of our lab using a large number of tests."

Dr. Ellen Van Driesschen,
Dierengezondheidszorg Vlaanderen References

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