In 2021 EARL released a 68Ga PET/CT accreditation. Based on previous studies1 this accreditation is derived from 18F standards 2, which is a prerequisite for 68Ga PET/CT accreditation. All 68Ga reconstructions for quantification when referring to EARL accreditation should be done using the approved parameters for 18F standards 2 accreditation1.
1. Multicentre quantitative 68Ga PET/CT performance harmonization. Daphne M. V. Huizing, Daniëlle Koopman, Jorn A. van Dalen, Martin Gotthardt, Ronald Boellaard, Terez Sera, Michiel Sinaasappel, Marcel P. M. Stokkel, and Berlinda J. de Wit-van der Veencorresponding. EJNMMI Phys. 2019 Dec; 6: 19. Published online 2019 Nov 8. doi: 10.1186/s40658-019-0253-z PMCID: PMC6841905 PMID: 31705215
The accreditation fee refers to calendar year per site per scanner. It covers the cost for the initial accreditation process and maintaining the status of an EARL accredited Centres of Excellence.