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Quality Control (QC) Sample

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Quality Control (QC) Sample - definition(s)

Quality Control (QC) Sample - An uncontaminated sample matrix spiked with known amounts of analytes from a source independent of the calibration standards. Generally used to establish intra-laboratory or analyst-specific precision and bias or to assess the performance of all or a portion of the measurement system.

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Source: Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection, 25 March 2011 09:45:14, External 

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