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Characterization of the NIST seaweed Standard Reference Material.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16549359     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Standard Reference Material (SRM) for seaweed was developed through an interlaboratory comparison with 24 participants from 16 countries. After evaluating different techniques to calculate certified values for the radionuclides, the median method was found to be the most representative technique. The certified values were provided for 13 radionuclides and information values were given for 15 more radionuclides. Results for the natural decay series showed disequilibrium in both the uranium and thorium series.
Authors:
I Outola; J Filliben; K G W Inn; J La Rosa; C A McMahon; G A Peck; J Twining; S G Tims; L K Fifield; P Smedley; M P Antón; C Gascó; P Povinec; M K Pham; A Raaum; H-J Wei; G C Krijger; P Bouisset; A E Litherland; W E Kieser; M Betti; L Aldave de las Heras; G H Hong; E Holm; L Skipperud; A V Harms; A Arinc; M Youngman; D Arnold; H Wershofen; D S Sill; S Bohrer; H Dahlgaard; I W Croudace; P E Warwick; T K Ikäheimonen; S Klemola; S M Vakulovsky; J A Sanchez-Cabeza;
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Evaluation Studies; Guideline; Journal Article     Date:  2006-03-23
Journal Detail:
Title:  Applied radiation and isotopes : including data, instrumentation and methods for use in agriculture, industry and medicine     Volume:  64     ISSN:  0969-8043     ISO Abbreviation:  Appl Radiat Isot     Publication Date:    2006 Oct-Nov
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-09-11     Completed Date:  2006-11-28     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9306253     Medline TA:  Appl Radiat Isot     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1242-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD 20899, USA. iisa.outola@nist.gov
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Guidelines as Topic*
International Cooperation
Radiation Dosage
Radiation Monitoring / methods,  standards*
Radioisotopes / analysis*,  standards*
Reference Standards*
Reference Values
Reproducibility of Results
Seaweed / chemistry*
Sensitivity and Specificity
Water Pollutants, Radioactive / analysis*,  standards
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Radioisotopes; 0/Water Pollutants, Radioactive

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