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and Anthony Massingill as case studies, we explore the extent to which eyewitness misidentification has led to the racially disparate treatment of Black males from the criminal justice system.
Not having access to the correct information in a patient medical chart can result in misidentification and potentially serious medical errors.
Out of total pre-analytical errors 8% were incorrect samples 21% were misidentifications 51% were faulty sampling techniques and 20% were incomplete/illegible laboratory request forms.
Lower rates of surgical pathology reports with misidentification defects tended to occur in laboratories that systematically reviewed all malignancies by a second pathologist before sign-out (median, 0.
Webster, IBMR (October 2013): 226, led to a misidentification of Bishop Azariah.
30 Mauser, maybe with a Chinese headstamp to aid in misidentification.
Specimen misidentification on slides can be a major risk in lab operations due to the difficulty of reading handwritten patient data or the use of difficult-to-apply xylene-resistant labels.
In 22 chapters, pathology and laboratory medicine professionals from the US and Canada discuss the effects of ethnicity, gender, age, diet, and exercise on laboratory test results; the effects of patient preparation and specimen collection; specimen misidentification and processing issues; endogenous factors like bilirubin, lipemia, and hemolysis; immunoassay formats and mechanisms of interference; the effects of herbal medicines; sources of errors for measuring common analytes in clinical chemistry; errors in biochemical genetics; issues related to measuring hormones, cancer biomarkers, and endocrinology testing; and issues of interferences in therapeutic drug monitoring, drug abuse testing, confirmation testing for drugs of abuse, and alcohol determination using automated analyzers.
In the United States, 75 per cent of wrongful convictions are as a result of eyewitness misidentification.
The researchers suggest that the levels of misidentification observed can result in significant errors in species catch estimates from data supplied by anglers in creel surveys.
Eyewitness misidentification is the leading cause of mistaken convictions in the United States.
Dangers that can occur without rigorous quality control include contamination by pesticides and other heavy metals, radiation exposure, and species misidentification.