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Table 1 Comparison of EQA results of laboratories

From: Urgent needs in fostering neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) laboratory capacity in WHO Western Pacific Region: results from the external quality assessment on NTDs diagnosis in 2012–2015

  Scores
Direct smear Kato-Katz ELISA IHA
Laboratories 2012 2013 2014 2015 2012 2013 2014 2015 2012 2013 2014 2015 2012 2013 2014 2015
Lab A 50 70 60 / 12.50 50 60 / 50 100 90 / 97.50 77.50 70 /
Lab B / 50 60 50 / 50 80 50 / 95 90 90 / 72.50 90 70.00
Lab C 100 90 70 90 100 80 80 40 100 100 100 100 92.50 52.50 55 95.00
Lab D 90 100 100 100 62.50 80 70 100 100 100 80 100 82.50 90.00 95 97.50
Lab E 100 80 65 80 100 90 70 40 100 100 100 100 75.00 72.50 80 92.50
Lab F / 28 70 40 / 30 60 20 / 100 100 100 / 95.00 95 90.00
Lab G 100 70 65 60 100 90 60 30 100 100 100 100 80.00 70.00 90 82.50
Lab H / / / 100 / / / 100 / / / 100 / / / 100
Lab I / / / 100 / / / 90 / / / 100 / / / 97.50
  1. Lab B and Lab F were not able to participate in the 2012 EQA, Lab A was not able to participate in the 2015 EQA, Lab H and Lab I only participated in the 2015 EQA