Multichem P (P for protein), from Technopath Manufacturing Ltd, is specifically designed as a supplementary QC product for immunoproteins to be used in conjunction with the Multichem clinical chemistry QC. This product offers elevated concentrations for immunoprotein. Users can use this in conjunction with 1, 2 or 3 levels of Multichem S Plus or Multichem S, each of which already include multiple concentrations for immunoproteins. The full list of products available are shown below.

Multichem P Supplementary Immunoprotein Control is intended for use as a third party, single level, liquid stable immunoprotein quality control material to monitor the precision of laboratory testing procedures for Immunoprotein Assays. Target values are provided for 39 analytes, including immunoglobulins, complement proteins, inflammatory proteins as well as carrier and storage proteins.

The product will typically be run as a supplementary high level control, in conjunction with at least one of the Multichem Serum Control levels, (S or S Plus) to provide a minimum of 2 levels of control to allow assay system performance monitoring within the analytical ranges. It will be run after reagent calibration and at a frequency dictated by laboratory QC procedures and reagent / instrument manufacturer instructions. The product should be treated the same as patient specimens and run in accordance with the instructions accompanying the instrument, kit or reagent being used.

The control is to be stored at -20°C to –80°C and thawed as per IFU prior to use.

The product is to be stored at 2 to 8°C between use.