Frequently asked questions
I switched CBC analyzers. Do I need to change my proficiency testing enrollment?
CBC analyzers often have their own programs based on the manufacturer and the type of differential performed. Click here to view the chart of hematology analyzers and corresponding programs: http://www.api-pt.com/Reference/Catalog/2023catalog.pdf#page=37
I switched my Sedimentation Rate method. Do I need to change my PT enrollment?
API has many programs for the different Sedimentation Rate methods. Click here to review the Sedimentation Rate methods: http://www.api-pt.com/Reference/Catalog/2023catalog.pdf#page=37
I would like to review the images from a previous event. How do I find them?
The images from previous events can be found under the Participant Data Summaries part of the website. Click on the Hematology event you are interested in, then click on the drop-down box near the middle of the page for a list of analytes. Scroll through the list to find the image you are looking for, and there will be a sample ID link that will take you to the image.
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