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Vitamin D Standardization Program (VDSP) Symposium

November 14, 2013

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
100 Bureau Drive
Gaithersburg, MD 20899

Event Description

NIH Office of Dietary Supplements, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), and the Partnership for the Accurate Testing of Hormones (PATH) are cosponsoring this one-day symposium, also being held under the auspices of the International Federation of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine (IFCC). The symposium, which can be attended either in-person or via Webinar, will:

  • Discuss VDSP goals and components;
  • Present data from VDSP inter-laboratory comparison and commutability studies;
  • Demonstrate how tools developed through VDSP can be used to improve the standardization of vitamin D measurement around the world; and,
  • Obtain feedback as to how VDSP can be improved to meet the needs of attendees.

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