Tools, Technologies and Training for Healthcare Laboratories

Sigma Metric Analysis

Real-World Chemistry Data

We recently received a set of data for a chemistry analyzer. An analysis of these numbers gives us an eye-opening glimpse of real-world performance. On some tests, there were Sigma-metrics higher than 20! And yet on one test, the Sigma metric was actually below 1.0!! See which tests were good, which ones were great, and which ones were just plain ugly.

 

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