Monday, July 16, 2012
FAQ: How is the limit of detection (LOD) calculated for BMG LABTECH microplate reader specifications?
LOD/LOQ results are hard to compare from company to company because there is no regulating body that specifies the exact quantifiable methods for the various modes in a microplate reader. Therefore, BMG LABTECH provides conservative LOD/LOQ data for its microplate readers. BMG LABTECH guarantees that their published specifications for any of their production instruments will be able to be duplicated using normal methods and procedures.
BMG LABTECH uses the following equations to determine its specifications for sensitivity: