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Air Kerma and AEC Reproducibility Annual Quality Control Test

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900.12(e)(5)(v): Breast entrance air kerma and AEC reproducibility. The coefficient of variation for both air kerma and mAs shall not exceed 0.05.

  1. Must medical physicists test all AEC detectors for AEC reproducibility in mammography units with multiple AEC detectors in a single cassette holder (bucky)?
  2. Must medical physicists test AEC reproducibility in all clinically used AEC modes?


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