Sample Type & QA Samples

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Sample Type allows the user to specify the QA Samples.  It is specified on the "Details page"

 

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QA definitions are:

 

Sample Type

Description

Normal

A standard (Non-QA Sample)

Field_D

A duplicate sample sent to the same laboratory as the "Normal" samples

Interlab_D

A duplicate sample sent to a different (secondary)laboratory as the "Normal" samples

Field_B

Field Blank

Trip_B

Trip Blank

Rinsate

Rinsate

Composites

Composite Samples (Specify 2,3 or 4 sample composite)

Trip Spike

Trip Spike

Trip Spike Control

A Control Sample that the Trip Spike results are derived from.

 

For a Field_D or an Interlab_D sample the user can specify the Parent Sample for the duplicate. This will then be used to calculate RPD values in the QA Reports.  The Parent Sample will then be populated with the SampleCode of the Parent Sample.  The SampleCode is a laboratory generated code that is unique for each Sample.