Laboratory Automation in Clinical Microbiology
AbstractLaboratory automation is currently the main organizational challenge for microbiologists. Automating classic workflows is a strenuous process for the laboratory personnel and a huge and long-lasting financial investment. The investments are rewarded through increases in quality and shortened time to report. However, the benefits for an individual laboratory can only be estimated after the implementation and depending on the classic workflows currently performed. The two main components of automation are hardware and workflow. This review focusses on the workflow aspects of automation and describes some of the main developments during recent years. Additionally, it tries to define some terms which are related to automation and specifies some developments which would further improve automated systems. View Full-Text
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Burckhardt, I. Laboratory Automation in Clinical Microbiology. Bioengineering 2018, 5, 102.
Burckhardt I. Laboratory Automation in Clinical Microbiology. Bioengineering. 2018; 5(4):102.Chicago/Turabian Style
Burckhardt, Irene. 2018. "Laboratory Automation in Clinical Microbiology." Bioengineering 5, no. 4: 102.
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