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titleADAMS 4.1/4.1.1 - What's new?
  • point 7: confirmation of microbial contamination markers and confounding factors
  • point 10: Labs will have to indicate whether the TA approved or not the suspicious confirmation procedure request: this information is mandatory under certain conditions

The "Lab confirmation procedure" notification is sent to the relevant Laboratory when an ATPF Confirmation Procedure request or a Suspicious Confirmation Procedure request is required as per TD2014 EAAS 2.0.
(As of January 1st 2016, criteria for sending the notification will be updated as per TD2016EAAS)
Possible recipients are:


  1. Search for the lab result
  2. Click Edit
  3. Check the GC/C/IRMS option and select the relevant result
  4. Update the Analysis Details/Explanation/Opinion field
  5. Save
  6. Return to the read mode
  7. In the Steroid Profile Variables section, Click "Confirm"

    titleADAMS 4.1/4.1.1

    A confirmation can be performed for:

    Specific gravity: mandatory for samples with a date received after 1 Jan 2016

    Microbial contamination markers: confirmed values can be entered for 5aAND/A and 5bAND/Etio (these are mandatory for the confirmation for samples with a date received after 1 Jan 2016); the Free T/total T is not-mandatory

    Confounding factors: it is mandatory for those Confounding factors where the initial value was set to Yes (present), and if the sample has a date received after 1 Jan 2016

    Steroid profile variables (existing functionality): at least one variable has to be confirmed as well as its corresponding uncertainty

  8. Save
  9. The Passport Custodian APMU and Testing Authority are automatically notified of the new data.
  10. For samples that triggered a SSP confirmation procedure request notification, it is possible to indicate whether the Testing authority has approved the confirmation procedure or not. And if not, a reason must be provided:

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Note: you can also use the Batch Update module to confirm multiple results.