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Results of the laboratory proficiency testing research program.

Results of the laboratory proficiency testing research program.

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Published by National College for Criminal Defense in Houston, Tex .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Criminal investigation -- United States.,
    • Evidence, Expert -- United States -- Statistics.,
    • Chemistry, Forensic.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesLaboratory proficiency testing research program. 1978.
      ContributionsPeterson, Joseph L., 1945-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV8073 .R518
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 287, [149] p. :
      Number of Pages287
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3852120M
      LC Control Number81170416

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      Regular testing of quality control products creates a QC database that the laboratory uses to validate the test system. Validation occurs by comparing daily QC results to a laboratory-defined range of QC values. The lab-defined range is calculated from QC data collected from testing of normal and abnormal controls. Please examine the contents ofFile Size: 1MB. It is worth noting that several studies have assessed or published crime laboratory proficiency testing results, which generally reveal the need for improvement; J.L. Peterson, E.L. Fabricant, K.S. Field, and J.I. Thornton. Crime Laboratory Proficiency Testing Research Program.

      Joseph L. Peterson, and Penelope N. Markham, Ph.D. in Crime Laboratory Proficiency Testing Results, , I: Identification and Classification of Physical Evidence, Journal of Forensic Sciences, Vol. 40, No. 6 (Nov. ), at set out the results of fee-based proficiency testing done over 13 years by the Collaborative Testing. AOAC INTERNATIONAL provides the platform, processes and scientific rigor that enable industry and regulators to keep our food and environment safe. Advance international method standardization as an AOAC member. Demonstrate that your lab meets the highest standards of compliance. Contribute to methods development by joining a working group.


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