Putting it all together: the assessment of uncertainty of measurement

In the June issue of Pathology in Practice, the seventh article by Stephen MacDonald brings the series on individual aspects of the assessment of uncertainty of measurement to a close. It provides an example of how to set, assess and review measurement uncertainty in any situation in the laboratory.

Having reached the end of the series on applying the assessment of measurement uncertainty to our most commonly encountered assays in pathology laboratories. The standards by which we should assess ourselves are still very much in their infancy, and choosing how we determine if our MU is acceptable is something we will come to terms with better after using MU for longer.

 

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