November 2002 - GIPSA Proficiency Report
GIPSA Proficiency Program:  November 2002
Summary Table for DNA-Based Testing Results
Percentage Correct for Each Biotech Event
  Corn Events Soybean Event
Participant Name (Organization) 35S NOS T25 CBH351 MON810 GA21 E176 Bt11 NK603 CP4 EPSPS
Agrogene SA 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 83.3% 100.0%  
Behoerde fur Umwelt und Gesundheit 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
Biogenetic Services, Inc. 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
California Seed and Plant Lab, Inc. 100.0% 100.0% NR* NR 100.0% NR 100.0% NR NR 100.0%
Eurofins, Woodson-Tenent Division 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%  
European Commission for JRC 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 66.7% 100.0% 100.0% 91.7% NR 100.0%  
GeneScan Analytics GmBH, Bremen 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%  
GeneScan Analytics GmBH, Frieburg 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%  
GeneScan USA, Inc. 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
Genetic ID NA, Inc. 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%  
IdentiGEN 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
Institute of Food Chemistry and Technology 100.0% 100.0% 75.0% NR NR 50.0% 66.7% 83.3% NR 100.0%
Monsanto NR NR NR NR 100.0% 100.0% NR NR 100.0% 100.0%
National Laboratory of Foods and Drugs (DH) 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%  
Sistemas Genomicos S.L. 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%  
200211-15 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 66.7% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
200211-16 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% NR 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 91.7% NR 33.3%
200211-17 81.8% 90.9% 100.0% 72.7% NR 100.0% NR 81.8% NR 100.0%
200211-18 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 91.7% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
200211-20 100.0% 100.0% NR 91.7% NR NR NR NR NR 66.7%
200211-21 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 91.7% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
200211-22 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 83.3% 100.0%
200211-23 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 91.7% 91.7% 100.0% 100.0% 77.8% 100.0%
200211-24 100.0% 100.0% NR NR NR NR NR NR NR 100.0%
200211-25 100.0% 100.0% 66.7% 100.0% 75.0% 100.0% 83.3% 91.7% 91.7% 100.0%  
200211-26 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
200211-27 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% NR 100.0%
200211-28 100.0% NR NR NR NR NR 100.0% NR NR 100.0%
200211-29 83.3% 83.3% NR NR NR NR NR NR NR 100.0%  
200211-30 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% NR 100.0% 100.0% NR 100.0%
200211-31 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% NR 100.0%
200211-32 58.3% NR NR NR NR NR 58.3% NR NR NR
200211-33 100.0% 16.7% 50.0% 58.3% 58.3% 50.0% 66.7% 66.7% 50.0% 100.0%
*NR indicates No Result was reported by the participant
GIPSA Proficiency Program:  November 2002
Summary Table for Lateral Flow Strip (Protein) Test Results:  Fortification level may be below limit of detection for some events
Percentage Correct for Each Biotech Event
  Corn Events Soybean Event
Participant Name (Organization) T25 CBH351 NK603 Cry1Ab* CP4 EPSPS
Biogenetic Services, Inc. NR** 100.0% 100.0% NR NR
Nippon Yuryo Kentei Kyokai Yokohama Lab. 66.7% 100.0% 50.0% 75.0% 100.0%  
200211-28 NR NR NR NR 100.0%
200211-32 66.7% NR 66.7% 83.3% 100.0%
*Cry1Ab is the protein produced in events MON810, E176 and Bt11, and it is impossible to differentiate among these events 
using a protein-based test.  In addition, the fortification level could be below the limit of detection for this test.
**NR indicates No Result was reported by the participant
GIPSA Proficiency Program:  November 2002
Summary Table for ELISA Plate (Protein) Test Results:  Fortification level may be below limit of detection for some events
Percentage Correct for Each Biotech Event
  Corn Events Soybean Event
Participant Name (Organization) T25 CBH351 NK603 Cry1Ab* CP4 EPSPS
Abraxis LLC NR** NR NR 100.0% NR
Biogenetic Services, Inc. NR 100.0% 100.0% NR 100.0%
GeneScan USA, Inc. NR 100.0% NR NR 100.0%
Nippon Yuryo Kentei Kyokai Yokohama Lab. NR NR NR NR 100.0%  
200211-25 NR 100.0% NR NR 100.0%  
*Cry1Ab is the protein produced in events MON810, E176 and Bt11, and it is impossible to differentiate among these events 
using a protein-based test.  In addition, the fortification level could be below the limit of detection for this test.
**NR indicates No Result was reported by the participant