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qual·i·ty con·trol

the control of laboratory analytic error by monitoring analytical performance with control sera and maintaining error within established limits around the mean control values, most commonly ±2 SD.

quality control

a method of repeated assay of known standard materials and monitoring reaction parameters to ensure precision and accuracy.

quality control

EBM
In clinical trials, the constellation of operational techniques and activities undertaken within the trial’s quality assurance system to verify that the quality requirements of the trial related activities have been fulfilled.

quality control

Lab medicine The constellation of mechanisms used to determine accuracy, reliability and consistency of data, assays or tests, often in the context of a clinical lab. See Accredited lab, Multirule procedure. Cf Quality assurance, Total quality management.

qual·i·ty con·trol

(QC) (kwahl'i-tē kŏn-trōl')
Control of laboratory analytic error by the monitoring of analytic performance with control sera and maintenance of error within established limits around the mean control values, most commonly ±2 standard deviations.

quality control,

n standards and procedures used to ensure the proper identification and quality level of a product.

qual·i·ty con·trol

(QC) (kwahl'i-tē kŏn-trōl')
Control of laboratory analytic error by the monitoring of analytic performance with control sera and maintenance of error within established limits around the mean control values, most commonly ±2 standard deviations.
See also: quality assurance

quality

purity of contents, care in presentation and finish of a product.

quality assurance
planned and systematic action necessary to provide adequate confidence that a product or service will satisfy given requirements for quality. Quality is built into the product or service, rather than 'inspected in'.
quality control
the use of operational techniques, particularly end-product testing or inspection to ensure that a product or service satisfies its stated or implied role.
quality of life
generally regarded as the balance between pleasant and unpleasant factors and experiences as they apply to an animal's physical and mental state. A term used in discussions of euthanasia or intensive treatment.
protein quality
relates to the content and balance of amino acids in the protein. A good quality protein contains the amino acids in the correct proportions required by the specific animal species.
radiographic quality
depends on the correct positioning of the subject part, good contrast, clear image due to good detail and absence of artifacts.
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Those who received Quality Standard Award 2013 amongst are, (1) Emirates Air Line, (2) Shan Spices, (3) Bukhari Travels, (4) Sui Southern Gas Company, (5) Pakistan State Oil, (6) Seasons Canola, (7) Shangrila Ketchup, (8) Soya Supreme, (9) Naheed Super Store, (10) CRLF Motor Cycle/Spare Parts, (11) Dany Technologies, (12) Audionic Multimedia Speakers, (13) Lunar Computers& Accessories, (14) Imtiaz Super Market, (15) Xenith 3D Pure Drinking Water, (16) A V M Chemicals, (17) Karim cooking Oil, (18) Atrium Shopping Mall, (19) Hotel Ramada Plaza, (20) Maaz Banaspati, (21) API Water Pumps, (22) Karim Banaspati.
NICE quality standards are a concise set of prioritised statements designed to drive measurable quality improvements within a particular area of health or care.
The objectives were to promote Quality Standards culture in Pakistan.
The strategic long-range planning team then sets five-year strategic goals with multi-year performance measures and annual targets for Quality Standards (see http://www.
Quality Standard beef and lamb is produced to higher standards than required by law, with a supply chain which is fully assured and independently inspected at every stage.
Each manufacturer establishes process quality standards around its segment of the process by proving that certain process parameters affecting quality are kept within acceptable limits, says Hunkar.
Ian Botham and Allan Lamb will also spend time taking part in interviews and promotion work to support the Quality Standard Mark.
The intent is to establish a single quality standard, reducing the need for multiple systems for similar products being produced by suppliers.
Rubiano says by conforming to the ISO 9000 quality standard in its PET production, ICI has "opened up new lines of communication with our customers.
Neither Marks & Spencer nor Waitrose use the Quality Standard Mark but both stock nearly 100pc fresh British pork.
EPA's disapproval of the state's lack of a water quality standard for mercury that protects wildlife.
In the first PorkWatch survey, 300 pig producers checked 400 stores to log the quantity of fresh pork, bacon and ham carrying the British Quality Standard Mark.

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