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Dilution as a source of error: implications for preparation and calibration of laboratory standards and for quality control of radioimmunoassays.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7428156     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Although dilution of materials is generally accepted to involve some error, workers often assume that this error may be discounted. However, comparing solutions of two identical materials diluted in the same way shows that dilution errors can cause a considerable departure from the expected identity. I describe this effect and its dependence on the errors at various stages of the dilution process.
Authors:
R E Gaines Das
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical chemistry     Volume:  26     ISSN:  0009-9147     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin. Chem.     Publication Date:  1980 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1981-01-29     Completed Date:  1981-01-29     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9421549     Medline TA:  Clin Chem     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1726-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Quality Control
Radioimmunoassay / standards*
Reference Standards*
Statistics as Topic

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