General Lab Medicine


Learning Lab for Medical Laboratory Scientists

Author information
David D. Koch
R. Neill Carey
Carl C. Garber

Learning objectives:

  • Describe Properties of Distributions; Basics of Statistics
  • Define Method Performance Specifications and Allowable Error
  • Utilize Preliminary Experiments to Determine Method Performance for Random Error and Systematic Error
  • Design Final Experiments to Ascertain for Method Performance
  • Describe Clinical Epidemiology Statistical Approaches
  • Establish and Verify Reference Intervals
  • Utilize Tests of Statistical Significance, Including t-Test and F-test