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NIST Micronutrients Measurement Quality Assurance Program Winter, Spring, and Fall 1989 Comparability Studies: Results for Round Robins XV, XVI, and XVII Fat-Soluble Vitamins and Carotenoids in Human Serum

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Author(s)

Jeanice M. Brown Thomas, David L. Duewer, Margaret C. Kline, Willie E. May, Neal E. Craft

Abstract

The National Institute of Standards and Technology coordinates the Micronutrients Measurement Quality Assurance Program (MMQAP) for laboratories that measure fat -soluble vitamins and carotenoids in human serum and plasma. This report describes the design of and results for the Winter, Spring and Fall 1989 MMQAP measurement comparability improvement studies: 1) Round Robin XV Fat-Soluble Vitamins and Carotenoids in Human Serum, 2) Round Robin XVI Fat-Soluble Vitamins and Carotenoids in Human Serum, and 3) Round Robin XVII Fat-Soluble Vitamins and Carotenoids in Human Serum. The materials for Round Robin XV were shipped to participants in January 1989; participants were requested to provide their measurement results by February 6, 1989. The materials for Round Robin XVI were shipped to participants in April 1989; participants were requested to provide their measurement results by May 15, 1989. The materials for Round Robin XVII were shipped to participants in August 1989; participants were requested to provide their measurement results by October 1, 1989.
Citation
NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR) - 7880-35
Report Number
7880-35

Keywords

human serum, retinol, alpha-tocopherol, total and trans-beta-carotene
Created August 29, 2016, Updated November 10, 2018