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Fapas Water and Environmental Drinking Water Parasitology Suspension A is a suspension of Cryptosporidium and/or Giardia in phosphate buffered saline (PBS). Approximately 1 ml is supplied. Samples may be prepared either from commercially available concentrates or formalin fixed faecal material. Participants are required to count the oocysts and cysts by fluorescence microscopy and/or any other technique that they routinely use. Suspension B is a PBS Cryptosporidium oocyst and/or Giardia suspension. Approximately 1 ml is supplied. This suspension is added to 10 litres of tap water by the participants and then processed by the laboratory’s routine analytical method. Drinking Water Parasitology Timetable: January to December 2017 Distribution Number and Date of Dispatch DWP005 DWP006 DWP007 DWP008 DWP009 DWP010 Tests 10/01/2017 14/03/2017 16/05/2017 18/07/2017 12/09/2017 07/11/2017 Suspension A DWP0105 DWP0106 DWP0107 DWP0108 DWP0109 DWP0110 Suspension B DWP0205 DWP0206 DWP0207 DWP0208 DWP0209 DWP0210 Closing date for registrations is two weeks before the start date of these tests Drinking Water Parasitology Timetable: January to March 2018 Distribution Number and Date of Dispatch DWP011 DWP012 Tests 23/01/2018 06/03/2018 Suspension A DWP0111 DWP0112 Suspension B DWP0211 DWP0212 Closing date for registrations is two weeks before the start date of these tests 18