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Correlation Sample Requests
All CLIA certified laboratories are required to "demonstrate that prior to
reporting patient tests results, it can obtain the performance specifications for
accuracy, precision, and reportable range of patient test results, comparable to
those established by the manufacturer. The laboratory must also verify that the
manufacturer’s reference range is appropriate for the laboratory’s patient
Many laboratories perform a series of experiments designed to estimate certain types
of analytical errors, e.g., a linearity experiment to determine reportable range,
a replication experiment to estimate imprecision or random error, a comparison of
methods experiment to estimate inaccuracy or systematic error, or interference and
recovery experiments to specifically estimate constant and proportional systematic
errors (analytical specificity), and a detection limit experiment to characterize
"No matter how well a product, process or method performs elsewhere, hospital
laboratories need to confirm that the equipment, test or methodology is valid when
applied in their laboratory," said Dawn Goertz, PAML R&D technologist.
"PAML is committed to helping our clients with their method validation studies
by providing them with samples and technical support."
PAML assists hospital clients with their method validation studies by providing:
There is a
nominal fee to cover retrieval, shipping and handling. Please fill in the
request form below. Samples generally will be shipped within two weeks. Some low
volume tests may take up to a month to fill the order.
- routine, special and rare samples for testing
- advice and remote troubleshooting, when possible.
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