UNIT 3.2 Components of Quality Control

  1. Anne A. Hurley

Published Online: 1 MAY 2001

DOI: 10.1002/0471142956.cy0302s00

Current Protocols in Cytometry

Current Protocols in Cytometry

How to Cite

Hurley, A. A. 2001. Components of Quality Control. Current Protocols in Cytometry. 00:3.2:3.2.1–3.2.4.

Author Information

  1. Comprehensive Cytometric Consulting, Ballwin, Missouri

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 MAY 2001
  2. Published Print: APR 1997


The purpose of a control is to aid the operator in deciding whether an analytical system is producing reliable results for a given assay, and ultimately whether to release the results. This unit presents information on the techniques for determining when results are in control or out of control.