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The Importance of Quality Assurance In Alcohol Testing with Matthew Malhiot
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The Importance of Quality Assurance In Alcohol Testing with Matthew Malhiot

I talk with Matthew Malhiot about the importance standards, quality controls, and quality assurance in breath alcohol testing.
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I spoke with Matthew Malhiot about the importance of standards in alcohol testing. Mr. Malhoit has been providing consulting and expert witness services for more than 35 years. He has been listed as an expert in thousands of alcohol-related cases in local, state, federal and in military courts.

We talk about:

  • Why there is such a huge disparity between blood alcohol testing and breath alcohol testing

  • The importance of standards and quality assurance protocols

  • Measurement uncertainty

  • Interfering substances

  • The importance of the observation period

  • Differences between fuel cell and infrared

  • The biggest issues in breath testing

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