A combination of specimen information and results. The report should contain information about unequivocal identification of the source and type of material analysed and the requesting agency. It may contain such other information that is pertinent to the correct interpretation of a result (e.g. confidence interval, reference data and interpretative information).
PAC, 1989, 61, 1657
(Nomenclature for automated and mechanised analysis (Recommendations 1989))
on page 1659
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