Tools, Technologies and Training for Healthcare Laboratories

Sigma Metric Analysis

When the POC and the Core Lab don't agree

When a point-of-care device is compared to a core laboratory analyzer, we assume the core laboratory analyzer is always "right". But what if we can't tell whether either the point-of-care method or the core lab method is correct? When methodology is not the same, how do you handle the differences and bias between devices?

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