Glossary

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Term Definition
QA

Quality assurance – the series of methods used to assure the overall integrity of tests 

Qualitative Result

A result that detects the presence of an agent or substance without measuring the level or quantity of that agent or substance 

Quantitative Result

A result that detects the presence of an agent and by comparison with quantitative standards, gives the level or amount of the agent 

 

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