Principles of Quality Control

Anne A. Hurley1

1 Comprehensive Cytometric Consulting, Ballwin, Missouri
Publication Name:  Current Protocols in Cytometry
Unit Number:  Unit 3.1
DOI:  10.1002/0471142956.cy0301s00
Online Posting Date:  May, 2001
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Abstract

This unit presents a brief overview of the principles of quality control in the clinical laboratory.

     
 
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Literature Cited

Literature Cited
   Belk, W.P. and Sunderman, F.W. 1947. A survey on the accuracy of chemical analysis in clinical laboratories. Am. J. Clin. Path. 17:854.
   Dorsey, D.B. 1975. The evaluation of proficiency testing in the USA. In Proceedings of the Second National Conference on Proficiency Testing. Information Services, Bethesda, Md.
   Grannis, G.F., Gruemer, H.D., Lott, J.A., Edison, J.A., and McCabe, W.C. 1972. Proficiency evaluation of clinical chemistry laboratories. Clin. Chem. 18:222.
   Henry, R.J. 1959. Use of the control chart in clinical chemistry. Clin. Chem. 5:309.
   Henry, R.J. and Segalove, M. 1952. The running of standards in clinical chemistry and the use of the control chart. J. Clin. Path. 5:305.
   Ladenson, J.H. 1975. Patients as their own controls: Use of the computer to identify laboratory error. Clin. Chem. 21:1648.
   Levey, S. and Jennings, E.R. 1950. The use of control charts in the clinical laboratory. Am. J. Clin. Path. 20:1059.
   Whitehurst, P., DiSilvio, T.V., and Boadjian, G. 1975. Evaluation of discrepancies in patient's results: An aspect of computer‐assisted quality control. Clin. Chem. 21:87.
   Wootton, I.D.P. and King, E.J. 1953. Normal values for blood constituents: Inter‐hospital differencs. Lancet 1:470.
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