Salisbury Foundation Trust

FOI_5298

Internal Reference Number: FOI_5298

Date Request Received: 17/09/2019 09:45:35

Date Request Replied To: 11/10/2019 14:02:44

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Request Summary: Mass Spectrometry testing for Diagnostic purposes

Request Category: Companies

 
Question Number 1:
Does your Trust routinely offer Mass Spectrometry testing for Diagnostic purposes? (please answer either yes or no to this question).
 
Answer To Question 1:
No
 
Question Number 2:
If you answered yes to question 1, can you please provide a list of which assays / tests are routinely run on the Mass Spectrometry system in your Trust.
 
Answer To Question 2:
N/A
 
Question Number 3:
Does your Trust send away samples (to locations outside of your trust) for Mass Spectrometry testing? (please answer either yes or no to this question).
 
Answer To Question 3:
Yes
 
Question Number 4:
If you answered yes to question 3, can you please list the assays / tests which are run on the samples you send away?
 
Answer To Question 4:
We send microbiological isolates rather than samples and these can come from any sample where we need further ID on an isolate grown.
 
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