proportional error


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proportional error

Systematic error that varies directly with the concentration or activity of the analyte.
See also: error
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Analysis of the reference intervals of intercepts and slopes determined by the Passing-Bablok regression analysis identified proportional errors for alpha-l, gamma, and A/G values and a constant error for alpha-3 values (Table 1).
Chemical or spectral interference Deterioration of reagents Erroneous preparation of reagents Proportional error Operator mistake
Passing-Bablok analysis was used to define the presence of constant and proportional error.