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PT Program 2022 - Registrations opening on 16th of May !

Dear PT Participant,

Our 2022 PT programme includes 20 processing and testing schemes. You can decide to participate in one or more schemes for 1, 2 or 3 consecutive years.

- Dual DNA/RNA Extraction from Frozen Tissue
- Circulating Tumor Cells (CTC) Detection and Isolation
- DNA integrity
- DNA quantification and purity
- RNA quantification and purity
- RNA integrity
- Cell viability
- Tissue histology
- Viable PBMC isolation
- DNA extraction from whole blood
- RNA extraction from whole blood
- DNA extraction from FFPE material
- RNA extraction from FFPE material
- Microbial DNA extraction from saliva
- Microbial DNA extraction from stool
- DNA extraction from frozen tissue
- Total RNA extraction from frozen tissue
- Cell-free DNA (cfDNA) extraction from whole blood
- Cell-free RNA (cfRNA) extraction from plasma
- CSF Aliquoting

Key dates to keep in mind:

May 2022 - Registration opens online
August 2022 - Registration closes
October 2022 - Standardised samples will be shipped to your location
November 2022 - Data submission deadline
March 2023 - Your report(s) will be sent electronically

For more information, please visit or drop us an email on

IBBL (Integrated BioBank of Luxembourg)
For Next Generation Healthcare

1, rue Louis Rech, L-3555 Dudelange, Luxembourg


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Information about the processing of personal data by LIH-IBBL in the context of the PT Programme can be found in the Data Protection Notice: Processing of Personal Data in the Scope of LIH-IBBL’s Proficiency Testing Program (