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The Development and Implementation of Quality Assurance Programs to Support Nutritional Measurements

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Author(s)

Lane C. Sander, Mary Bedner, David L. Duewer, Katrice A. Lippa, Melissa M. Phillips, Karen W. Phinney, Catherine A. Rimmer, Michele M. Schantz, Katherine E. Sharpless, Susan Tai, Jeanice M. Brown Thomas, Stephen A. Wise, Laura J. Wood, J. M. Betz, Paul M. Coates

Abstract

The National Institute of Standards and Technology administers quality assurance programs devoted to improving measurements of nutrients and related metabolites in foods, dietary supplements, and serum and plasma samples. These programs have been developed in collaboration with the National Institutes of Health to assist measurement communities in their efforts to achieve accurate results that are comparable among different laboratories and over time. Targeted analytes include micronutrients, botanical markers, nutritional elements, contaminants, fatty acids, and vitamin D metabolites.
Citation
Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry
Volume
405

Keywords

Quality assurance program, micronutrients, dietary supplements, vitamin d metabolites, fatty acids

Citation

Sander, L. , Bedner, M. , Duewer, D. , Lippa, K. , Phillips, M. , Phinney, K. , Rimmer, C. , Schantz, M. , Sharpless, K. , Tai, S. , Brown, J. , Wise, S. , Wood, L. , Betz, J. and Coates, P. (2013), The Development and Implementation of Quality Assurance Programs to Support Nutritional Measurements, Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, [online], https://doi.org/10.1007/s00216-013-6864-7 (Accessed July 5, 2022)
Created May 24, 2013, Updated November 10, 2018