Quality Control and Assurance Issues Relating to Sampling and Analysis in a Total Diet Study

  • Pieter Scheelings


The integrity of TDS data is a function of food representativeness, laboratory competence, analytical validation and critical evaluation of laboratory data. This chapter deals with the analytical quality control and quality assurance procedures for handling total diet study samples and discusses the relevance of measurement uncertainties associated with evaluating the analytical data.


Inductively Couple Plasma Mass Spectrometry Inductively Couple Plasma Atomic Emission Spectrometry Pesticide Residue Quality Control Sample Proficiency Testing 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Queensland Health Forensic and Scientific ServicesIndooroopillyAustralia

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