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Glossary Term: Quality Control
Definition of Glossary Term: "...is an integral component of quality assurance and is the aggregate of processes and techniques to detect, reduce, and correct deficiencies in an analytical process."

Definition of Quality Assurance, Quality Control, and Quality Improvement

College of American Pathologists

Revision History

  • Reaffirmed August 1992
  • Reaffirmed February 1996
  • Revised August 1996
  • Reaffirmed August 1999
  • Reaffirmed November 2005


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