After the EQA
process was completed, individual feedback and results were given anonymously to each participant.
If necessary, reported EQAS results were converted into units given in Table 3 before data analysis.
6] Nonstandard abbreviations: EQA
, external quality assessment; AMTM, all-method trimmed mean; REF, reference methods; SI, Systeme International d'Unites; TE, total error.
performance in the fourth survey was outwith consensus in both abnormal samples.
The stability of the EQA
material was tested at the Laboratory of Clinical Biochemistry (Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway) based on ISO 13528 (11).
The Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute protocol documents MM14-A, Proficiency Testing (External Quality Assessment) for Molecular Methods, (31) GP27-A2, Using Proficiency Testing to Improve the Clinical Laboratory, (32) and GP29-A2, Assessment of Laboratory Tests When Proficiency Testing is Not Available, (19) offer guidance for the management and operation of PT/ EQA
for PT providers as well as molecular genetic diagnostic laboratories.
In St-Severin, a municipality committed an offence when it installed waterworks and sewers without the ministerial authorization required under the EQA
Over the three year (2007-2009) review period, the laboratory routinely participated in two EQA
programmes for anti-ENA detection, namely the rheumatic disease module from the Immunology RCPA (Australia) and the nuclear and related antigen module issued by UK NEQAS (England).
Under the Cooperative Accountability Project (CAP), the man who would eventually become the second Secretary of Education, Terrell Bell, was tasked with launching the EQA
(since renamed) as a seven-state, coordinated data collection-testing-"programming" project, laying the groundwork for the National Assessment, or NAEP.
com)-- Lavendon Access Services has become the first powered access company in the UK to achieve the ISO 14001 international standard for environment management, following an assessment by EQA
(European Quality Assurance).
Those teachers unions and urban superintendents prevailed on the Patrick administration to file legislation that ultimately pulled the plug on EQA
, claiming the accountability office should focus more on providing districts with technical assistance than assessing student performance and the quality and efficiency of school district management.
Beginning in 2002, EQA
conducted comprehensive audits of more than 175 school districts.