Automation is here and there is nothing we can do. Here are some examples by MLO.
Copan USA’s WASPLab
WASPLab, a sophisticated barcode-driven Microbiology specimen processor
and work-up system, connects with WASPDT using a conveyor track.
Hologic’s ThinPrep Pap TestThe ThinPrep 5000 Processor and ThinPrep 5000 with Autoloader System from Hologic automate cytology slide processing.
Hologic’s Panther SystemThe fully automated Panther system from Hologic streamlines testing with true sample-to-result automation.
LGP Consulting’s KapSafe-mini Automated Tube RecapperThe KapSafe-mini is a small bench-top automated recapping solution
designed for a variety of single racks that eliminates the need to
manually recap multiple sample tube sizes from 12 to 16 mm in diameter
and from 75 to 100 mm in height.
Yaskawa Motoman’s AutoSorter 1200
The AutoSorter 1200 is Yaskawa Motoman’s newest high-speed sorting instrument for pre- and post-analytic specimen processing.
Beckman Coulter’s Power Express
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