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Art and Science of Laboratory Medicine
Sunday, September 8, 2013
Total analytic error vs. total error
"My friends and colleagues Jim and Sten Westgard have written an article about total analytical error in which I am mentioned." Their article says that total analytical error (TAE) is important and estimated by the equation TAE=average bias + 2xSD. They later go on to say that higher multiples of the SD are useful for Six Sigma methods.