External Quality Assessment

Web-based, simple and user-friendly EQA

ESfEQA is a global EQA service offered from the German ESfEQA GmbH in cooperation with HUMAN. The ESfEQA program is accredited according to DIN EN ISO/IEC 17043:2010 by the German accreditation board DAkkS. It is truly independent of IVD manufacturers.

ESfEQA is HUMAN‘s recommendation for a web-based, international External Quality Assessment (EQA) program. It helps laboratories to ensure precise, reliable and comparable results, irrespective of where in the world they are obtained. ESfEQA is unique due to its powerful HUMAN peer group. It is the only accredited EQA program which supports the HUMAN peer group in order to guarantee and increase the statistical security of result with HUMAN products.

ESfEQA offers about 50 programs in four different areas


  • Blood Gas and Electrolytes
  • Cardiac Marker
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid
  • Clinical Chemistry
  • Coagulation
  • Drugs of Abuse
  • Ethanol,Ammonia and Bicarbonate
  • Fecal Occult Blood
  • Glycated Hemoglobin (HbA1c)
  • Qualitative Urine Analysis
  • Therapeutic Drugs
  • Urine Chemistry
  • Urine Sediments


  • Allergology*
  • Autoimmunity*
  • Hormones
  • Specific Proteins
  • Tumor Marker

*Accreditation by DAkkS according to DIN EN ISO/IEC 17043:2010 pending

Hematology Coagulation

  • Blood Grouping
  • Immunohematology
  • ESR
  • ESR Alcor
  • ESR Alifax
  • Hemogram
  • Hemogram incl. 3-part Diff.
  • Hemogram incl. 5-part-Diff.


  • Adenovirus*
  • Aspergillus Fumigatus*
  • Bacteriology Borrelia
  • Brucella Chlamydia Pneumonial
  • Chlamydia Trachomatis
  • Coxsackievirus*
  • ECHO Virus*
  • Enterovirus*
  • Epstein-Barr Virus
  • Hepatitis A Virus*, Hepatitis B Virus
  • HTLV I/II*
  • Infectious Disease (HIV, HCV, HBV)
  • Influenza A Virus, Influenza B Virus*
  • Leptospira Measles
  • Parainfluenza Virus*
  • Parvovirus B 19
  • Respiratory Syncytial Virus*
  • Syphilis
  • ToRCH
  • Tropical Diseases*
  • Varicella Zoster Virus

*Accreditation by DAkkS according to DIN EN ISO/IEC 17043:2010 pending

ESfEQA: Register now at www.esfeqa.eu

This is all you need to participate in ESfEQA

6 steps from ordering to download of results

Step 1: Registration

ESfEQA and your distributor register your laboratory

Step 2: Ordering

Choose and order the program of your choice

Step 3: Shipment

ESfEQA ships samples to you

Step 4: Analysis

Analyze samples under laboratory routine conditions

Step 5: Data Entry

Enter and submit your result to ESfEQA

Step 6: Report

Download and interpret the results via web-application