Category Archive: Quality

What Happens When a Lab Fails PT?

What happens when your lab fails a proficiency testing challenge? Proficiency testing is, of course, necessary for accreditation, but what happens after receiving a non-passing grade? What needs to be done, and by whom? And why is the process designed

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What is Proficiency Testing and why should testing sites participate?

Proficiency Testing (PT) is one form of external assessment of laboratories to ensure their ability to perform to the level of competence and quality required. PT programs evaluate the ability of a testing laboratory to process, analyze, and report a
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