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Basic QC Practices

Break all the Rules! (Part Two)

We continue our series on basic QC interpretation. Part 1 was easy - just 1 control. Now what happens when we have 2 controls? How do we interpret across materials/levels? Does that mean we stop interpreting across runs? Here's another simple exercise - if you're told that all the rules have been broken, can you find where the violations occurred?

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Break all the Rules! (Part One)

We spend most of our time trying to keep all of our data within the limits, obeying the rules, maintaining compliance. But if we needed to, could we recognize when the rules were really broken? Here's a simple exercise - if you're told that all the rules have been broken, can you find where the violations occurred?

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