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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 2022

Cat. no. 
Proficiency testing scheme Closing date registration Shipment samples Closing date submission test results Final report + certificate
Round 1 (CLOSED)
VLDIA234* PTS PRRSV antibody detection January 7 Week 4 March 18 Week 19
PTS PRRS virus detection
VLDIA225* PTS IBV antibody detection
VLDIA296* PTS IB virus detection
Round 2 (CLOSED)
PTS App antibody detection February 4 Week 8 April 15 Week 23
PTS PCV2 detection
VLDIA340 PTS Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae antibody detection
PTS Mycoplasma (Mg/Ms) antibody detection
PTS Mycoplasma (Mg/Ms) bacteria detection
Round 3 (CLOSED)

PTS MAP antibody detection (serum)

March 4 Week 12 May 13
Week 27
VLDIA337* PTS MAP antibody detection (milk)
VLDIA338*  PTS MAP antibody detection (serum and milk) 
VLDIA322 PTS MAP detection
PTS NDV antibody detection
PTS ND virus detection
PTS EDS antibody detection
Round 4 (CLOSED)
PTS IBDV antibody detection (Gumboro)
April 1
Week 16
June 10 Week 31
PTS IBD virus detection (Gumboro)
PTS BVD virus and antigen detection
PTS SRLVs (MVV/CAEV) antibody detection
Round 5 (CLOSED)
PTS Bacterial Identification cattle  April 29 Week 20 June 24 Week 33
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 6
PTS aMPV antibody detection (TRT) August 19
Week 36
October 21
Week 50
VLDIA277* PTS ARV antibody detection (REO)
PTS ILT antibody detection
PTS CAV antibody detection
VLDIA333 PTS IBR antibody detection (serum)

PTS IBR antibody detection (milk)

PTS IBR antibody detection (milk and serum)
VLDIA344  PTS PCV2 antibody detection 
Round 7
VLDIA232* PTS AI antibody detection September 9 Week 39 November 18 Week 3, 2023
VLDIA327 PTS AI virus detection
VLDIA233 PTS Salmonella poultry antibody detection
VLDIA171* PTS Salmonella porcine antibody detection
VLDIA295* PTS SIV antibody detection
Round 8
VLDIA323 PTS Bacterial Identification cattle September 30 Week 42 November 25 Week 3, 2023
VLDIA324 PTS Antibiotic susceptibility of bacterial strains cattle
VLDIA323 PTS Bacterial Identification swine
VLDIA324 PTS Antibiotic susceptibility of bacterial strains swine

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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