Inter-laboratory test for tetracycline determination on teeth 2017

♦ 12 September 2017 ♦

A call for registration for the inter-laboratory test for tetracycline determination 2017 was sent in early September to National Reference Laboratory from European and bordering countries. Registration ends on 15 September. Each panel contains 6 half-jaws, including the canine, positive or negative jaws for tetracycline. The samples have to be cut and analysed by the laboratories who are then asked to provide the positive or negative status regarding tetracycline for each sample as well as the age category (Adult or Juvenile). An online technical questionnaire is also part of the test. Results are expected to be returned by 30 October 2017. A report on this trial should be issue beginning of year 2018.