proficiency testing

proficiency testing

a program in which specimens of quality control material are periodically sent to members of a group of laboratories for analysis, with each laboratory's results compared with those of its peers.
See also: proficiency samples.

pro·fi·cien·cy test·ing

(prō-fish'ĕn-sē test'ing)
A program in which specimens of quality control material are periodically sent to members of a group of laboratories for analysis, with each laboratory's results compared with those of its peers.
See also: proficiency samples
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Kavaku language proficiency testing and oral and written language proficiency testing for um staff.
The laboratory received a proficiency testing panel of unknown samples to evaluate proficiency in poliovirus diagnostic and the results were 100pc.
Proficiency testing consists of sending unknown samples to laboratories performing clinical testing.
In a proposed rule issued February 1, 2019, CMS announced its intent to implement the first major revision to the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) proficiency testing (PT) regulations since the rules were first adopted in 1992.
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Among the topics highlighted during the workshop were the results of the proficiency testing programme.
Whether your laboratory conducts proficiency testing (PT) as required by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services CLIA regulations (42 CFR 483 for Subpart H) for non-waived tests, or as part of verification for tests and/or as part of process improvement, proficiency testing programs evolve over time.
LGC's Standards division is a manufacturer and distributor of reference materials, clinical calibration and verification materials and proficiency testing schemes, supporting customers worldwide with their quality assurance requirements.
Objective: To evaluate and analyze data of 7 years (2007-2013) related to the EQAS activities of SRL (i.e., proficiency testing and retesting).
ISLAMABAD -- The National Proficiency Testing services have been launched in Pakistan which will further strengthen the quality infrastructure and contribute towards building international reputation of this infrastructure all over the world.
FAPAS, the proficiency testing division within the Food and Environment Research Agency (Fera), provides food processors and retailers with a vital level of assurance regarding the authenticity of fish species.
Muddassar Israr said the establishment of a National Proficiency Testing provider will facilitate numerous accredited testing laboratories nationwide to address requirements for international recognition for their testing service.