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Main Title Status and quality of radiation measurements : food and human urine /
Author Easterly, D. G. ; Kinnison, R. R. ; Jarvis, A. N. ; Smiecinski., R. F.
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Easterly, D. G.
CORP Author Environmental Monitoring and Support Lab., Las Vegas, Nev.
Publisher Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development, Environmental Monitoring and Support Laboratory ; For sale by the National Technical Information Servce,
Year Published 1977
Report Number EPA/600/4-77/047
Stock Number PB-276 816
OCLC Number 53399124
Subjects Radioisotopes--Measurement. ; Quality control.
Additional Subjects Radioactive isotopes ; Food analysis ; Dosimetry ; Humans ; Precision ; Quality control ; Quality assurance ; Laboratories ; Performance ; Assaying ; Strontium 90 ; Iodine 131 ; Cesium 137 ; Potassium ; Tritium ; Tables(Data) ; Graphs(Charts) ; Accuracy ; Measurements ; Urinalysis ; Strontium 89 ; Barium 140
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NTIS  PB-276 816 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 01/01/1988
Collation vi, 37 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.
Abstract
As part of the radiation quality assurance program conducted by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, calibrated radionuclide solutions are distributed to participating laboratories for instrument calibration and yield determinations. Laboratory performance studies involving the analysis of radionuclides in environmental media are also conducted. A summary is given of the results for the food and human urine cross-check programs for 1972-1975. For tritium, which was the least difficult to analyze, eighty-two percent of the laboratories were within the control limits for accuracy and ninety-nine percent within the control limits for precision over the 3-year period. For strontium-89, and most difficult to analyze, thirty-three percent were within the accuracy control limits and seventy-seven percent within the precision control limits.
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Issued Oct. 1977. Microfiche.