The laboratory is prohibited from charging any patient or third-party payor for these testing materials or including the value of the testing materials
on a cost report submitted to any government agency or other third party. The hospital/laboratory may not transfer gradient strips and/or powder provided under
this program to another laboratory. After completing testing, the laboratory may directly use this website to submit the test results and QC strain results or can send them to IHMA Europe Sàrl to permit further analysis.