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CEDEN Data Checker

CEDEN LookUp List: SampleTypeLookUp

SampleTypeCodeSampleTypeDescrLastUpdateDate
BactiNegA certifiied reference material containing bacteria not targeted for analysis2014-04-18
BactiPosA certifiied reference material containing bacteria targeted for analysis2014-04-18
BottleBlankAn analyte-free water sample prepared in the lab and used to evaluate potential contamination due to sample container or lab cleaning methods.2015-12-04
CCBContinuous Calibration Blank2008-01-01
CCSContinuing Calibration Standard2008-01-01
CCVContinuous Calibration Verification2008-01-01
CHKLab Check Sample2008-01-01
CNABClean water, sediment or test material free of contaminants that has been altered to reflect the antibiotics present in a particular sample. CNAB are prepared to control for the potential effects of the antibiotics on test organisms.2017-08-16
CNDLNegative Control Dilution2007-09-01
CNEGClean water or sediment free of contaminants or test material used to determine test acceptability and as a baseline for gauging adverse effects among animals exposed to treatments.2007-09-01
CNpHClean water, sediment or test material free of contaminants that has been altered to reflect the pH of a particular sample. CNpH are prepared to control for the potential effects of pH on test organisms.2015-09-04
CNSLClean water, sediment or test material free of contaminants that has been altered to reflect the salinity or conductivity of a particular sample. CNSL are prepared to control for the potential effects of the salinity or conductivity on test organisms2009-12-01
CompBLDupComposite Blind Duplicate2008-05-07
CompositeUsed for Tissue Samples regardless of whether composite has one or more than one organism2007-11-30
CPOSPositive Control2012-05-18
CRMHomogeneous matrix that closely matches samples being analyzed with certified concentrations of analytes of interest purchased by the laboratory.2008-11-10
DIBlankperformed to check contamination in DI Water ? water not from analyzing lab2007-09-01
EpiphyteUsed for the epiphyte fraction of an algae bioassessment taxonomy sample.2012-09-12
EquipBlankClean water pumped through new equipment, cleaned equipment after contamination, equipment for non-surface water, new lot of filters (metals), preserved (if appl.) and analyzed.Sample comment required:Type of equipment, where taken (lab or field)2010-03-02
ERMSample of known analyte concentrations created by an external agency and sent to the analyzing laboratory for analysis as a standard material2012-08-16
Field_GrabUsed in collection table to differentiate repetative collection data from multiple RDC collection tables.1900-01-01
FieldBlankClean water taken to field, transferred to container, preserved (if appropriate) and treated same as corresponding sample type during the sampling event.2010-03-02
FieldBLBlankClean water taken to field, transferred to container, preserved (if appropriate) and treated same as corresponding sample type during the sampling event, submitted blind to the laboratory2016-04-12
FieldBLDup_GrabField Blind Duplicate of a grab sample2012-09-20
FieldBLDup_IntField Blind Duplicate of an integrated sample2012-09-20
FieldBLDup_SplitField Blind Duplicatesample collected and then split to two separate jars2016-03-24
FieldExposA QA sample collected and left in the field for an extended period of time to test for changes in analyte concentration. Sample comment required for duration of exposure time2007-09-01
FieldSpEnvironmental or blank sample spiked with analytes of interest, created by the sampling crew or by submitting agency for its subcontracted lab2007-09-01
FieldSplitSingle sample collected and then split to multiple separate jars2011-10-31
FilterBlankClean water that is filtered in the same manner and through the same filter apparatus used for the sample.2010-03-02
GrabSingle sample2007-09-01
HabitatUsed in collection table to differentiate repetative collection data from multiple RDC collection tables.1900-01-01
IBLANKInitial Blank at start of batch2008-01-01
ICBInitial Calibration Blank2008-01-01
ICMIntercalibration Material Water, Tissue, Sediment2008-01-01
ICVInitial Calibration Verification2008-01-01
IntegratedCombined from multiple samples2007-09-01
IntegratedSplitCombined from multiple collections into one sample then split into separate subsamples2012-09-12
LabBlankProcessed through the entire analytical procedure in a manner identical to the samples.2008-11-10
LCSAliquot of a reference matrix fortified (spiked) with known quantities of specific compounds and subjected to the entire analytical procedure to determine the accuracy of the method by measuring recovery2011-01-31
MacroalgaeUsed for the macroalgal fraction of an algae bioassessment taxonomy sample.2012-09-12
MicroalgaeUsed for the microalgal fraction of an algae bioassessment taxonomy sample.2012-09-12
MS1Matrix spike and matrix spike duplicate2008-11-10
MS2Matrix spike for Field Duplicate2008-11-10
MS3MS performed on a field triplicate2016-03-11
MSBLBlankMatrix spike for Blind Field Blank2016-04-12
MSBLDupMatrix spike for FieldBlind Duplicate2007-09-01
NECControl for DNA extraction2014-06-26
Not RecordedNot recorded2007-09-01
PDSPost Digestion Spike2013-05-18
PreservPreservative taken from sample storage jar2010-10-26
PreservBlankPerformed to check preservative prior to mixing with sample2010-10-26
QAGrabLab created sample used as a parent sample for QA such as matrix spike/matrix spike duplicate samples.2016-06-22
QRECPercent recovery calculated from CRM or MS/MSD2013-05-18
QRPDPercent difference calculated from lab replicate or MS/MSD2013-05-18
QualitativeUsed for qualitative sampling where quantitative sample information is not expected2012-09-12
RFSTReference Stations have similar physical characteristics to monitoring stations, but contain low or non-detectable concentrations of contaminants. Used for statistical & biological comparisons to determine magnitude of toxicity in monitoring stations.2013-07-09
SituExposOrganisms exposed for the period of time of the analysis in a collection device deployed in situ. Sample comment required for duration of exposure time2018-03-04
TrashTrashAssessment2007-09-01
TravelBlankClean water transported to site, handled like sample (never opened), and returned to lab for analysis.2010-03-02
UnkAccControl sample used to assess accuracy, unknown if or not taken through the full analytical process2011-03-08
UnspikedsampleUnspiked environmental sample2011-10-31