Monday, 9 September 2013

Limit of Detection - What is limit of detection

Limit of Detection

What is the Limit of Detection?

The term limit of detection, (LOD) can be defined as the lowest concentration or the lowest quantity of a given component can be detected with a given method or an analytical procedure which can be used for the separation of the component.
In simple words we can say that it is the lowest amount of analyte in the sample which can be detected with the help of given analytical procedure.