Quality control of biochemical data in the Multiple Risk Factor Intervention Trial: Central Laboratory.

@article{Widdowson1986QualityCO,
  title={Quality control of biochemical data in the Multiple Risk Factor Intervention Trial: Central Laboratory.},
  author={G M Widdowson and M Kuehneman and A G Duchene and Stephen Benjamin Hulley and Gerald R. Cooper},
  journal={Controlled clinical trials},
  year={1986},
  volume={7 3 Suppl},
  pages={17S-33S}
}
The acquisition of quality biochemical data in the MRFIT was enhanced by writing detailed protocols, instituting strict rules for collecting and shipping specimens, setting high goals for analytical performance, using reliable means to transfer data, employing dedicated and competent analysts, and having a director of the Central Laboratory who believed in… CONTINUE READING