Serology Proficiency 2019

by Jerry Crabtree MT(ASCP)SH
2019 Serology


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1: The Serology IQCP requires that:
External controls be performed every 31 days
Internal QC be recorded in Meditech
External QC be performed with each new shipment
All the above
2: A positive RPR:
Indicates the presence of the Epstein Barr Virus
Tests for syphilis antibody but must be verified by a confirmatory test
Must be verified by Western Blot
3: A confirmed positive HIV must be reported to the State Board of Health.
True
False
4: An RPR prozone phenomenon is caused by:
High antibody titer
Low antibody titer
Using expired reagents
Shortened incubation time
5: In slide 1
Specimen 4 is positive for HIV AG and AB
Specimen 4 is positive for HIV AG only
Specimen 4 is positive for HIV AB only
Specimen 4 represents an invalid test
6: In slide 1
Specimen 1 is positive for HIV AG and AB
Specimen 1 is positive for HIV AG only
Specimen 1 is positive for HIV AB only
Specimen 1 represents an invalid test
7: The HIV 1/2 STAT-PAK pictured in HIV-01 slide is:
Reactive
Non-reactive
Invalid
8: On the RPR test slide RPR-1
Specimen 1 is reactive
Specimen 2 is reactive
Specimen 3 is reactive
9: The HIV 1/2 STAT-PAK pictured in HIV-02 slide is:
Reactive
Non-reactive
Invalid
10: A positive mono test must be reported to the State Board of Health.
True
False
11: Positive RPR and HIV screening tests must have confirmatory tests performed.
True
False
12: Confirmed positive RPR's and HIV's must be reported to the State Board of Health.
True
False
13: In slide 4 the pregnancy test is:
Positive
Negative
Invalid
14: In slide 5 the pregnancy test is:
Positive
Negative
Invalid
15: In slide 6 the pregnancy test is:
Positive
Negative
Invalid
16: The HIV 1/2 STAT-PAK pictured in HIV-03 slide is:
Reactive
Non-reactive
Invalid
17: A test that gives an "Invalid" answer is OK to report.
True
False

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