CAP survey

CAP survey

College of American Pathologists survey. A national (US) program which pools information on proficiency and productivity among clinical labs. The survey compares techniques and instruments, workload performed per technician, total number of tests performed and cost per test. The CAP’s interlaboratory comparison program is the largest in the world and satisfies the regulatory requirements of most accrediting agencies in the USA.
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If a certified method shows large CV values on >1 CAP survey, it suggests that the method will not perform well over time in an individual laboratory.
CAP survey materials consist of three samples whose values are unknown and cover the clinical range.
First, the CAP survey is an annual survey of 3,743 CAP borrowers and is conducted by the Center for Community Capital at the University of North Carolina with the support of the Ford Foundation.
According to the CAP survey, with the exception of academics from the United Kingdom, Australian academics are the least job-satisfied of all.
The Cap survey marks the start of Age Awareness Week.
A radon cap survey was completed by Mawson at Klappibacken in 2006, to measure the abundance of radon gas in the one metre thick soil that masks bedrock in the prospect area.
According to the CAP survey, UK equity funds rallied during the final quarter of 2001, but despite that managers outperformed the FTSE All-Share index by just one fifth of a percentage point.
All dealers now claim to respond within two days where previously the CAP survey revealed that 4 per cent could only manage a same week response.
At this point QC and CAP survey peer results are available to document that the instruments are giving accurate results.
The samples used in the CAP survey are serum pools created with fresh frozen, off-the-clot sera from 6 donors.
4) Eventually, the CAP survey committee graded these 2 proficiency tests as "lack of participant or referee consensus" because of failure to reach a minimum 90% consensus.
A radon cap survey was completed by Mawson at Klappibacken in 2006 and extended in 2007, to measure the abundance of radon gas in the one metre thick soil that masks bedrock in the prospect area.