The Pursuit of Traceability: Lab Groups Push for Greater Harmonization
MedSun: Newsletter #43, December 2009
AACC Clinical Laboratory News
By Bill Malone
Laboratorians are familiar with the challenges that can arise when different methods, instruments, and labs produce different results for the same analyte. However, physicians and patients often don't fully grasp the significance of these variations, leading to a host of problems. It’s this inconsistency that the lab community now hopes to resolve by engaging the concepts of a science known as metrology.
The Pursuit of Traceability: Lab Groups Push for Greater Harmonization. AACC Clinical Laboratory News. Malone, Bill. October 2009.