UK NEQAS Guildford Peptide Hormones

Who we are

The UK NEQAS Guildford peptide Hormones external quality assessment scheme operates from Guildford, Surrey in the United Kingdom from purpose built laboratories on the Surrey Research Park. The Scheme is managed and administered by staff employed by Royal Surrey County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. The scheme is part of Berkshire and Surrey Pathology Services (BSPS), the overarching organisation that manages the various individual pathology departments that operate across the Foundation Trusts involved in the BSPS partnership: Ashford and St Peter’s Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust, Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust and Royal Surrey NHS Foundation Trust.

What we do

The UK NEQAS Guildford Peptide Hormones scheme is a proficiency testing provider and assists participants in monitoring the hormones regulating glucose metabolism, growth and gastric function. The scheme includes assays for insulin, C-peptide, gastrin, IGF-I and IGFBP-3 in serum.

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The UK NEQAS Guildford Peptide Hormones works in partnership with the Supra-Regional Assay Service Peptide Hormones Laboratory. SAS peptides laboratory specialise in the investigation of hypoglycaemia and offers tests for the diagnosis of most endocrine and some metabolic causes of low blood glucose, including insulin, C-peptide, proinsulin, beta-hydroxybutyrate, oral hypoglycaemic agents, IGF-I, IGF-II, IGFBP-3 and IGFBP-2.