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5 06, 2015

Pipette Calibration – An Essential Element of Good Laboratory Practice

By |June 5th, 2015|Laboratory Equipment, Pipettes|Comments Off on Pipette Calibration – An Essential Element of Good Laboratory Practice

The need to handle precise volumes of liquids for various applications make pipettes an essential tool in clinical and research laboratories. The use of these precision instruments and their proper handling will ensure reliable measurements. Factors that negatively impact a pipette performance are: Lack of trained operators Operator fatigue Heat transfer from the operator’s hands [...]

27 04, 2015

UNICO Laboratory Equipment – Efficient and Dependable

By |April 27th, 2015|Laboratory Equipment, Microscopes, Spectrophotometer|Comments Off on UNICO Laboratory Equipment – Efficient and Dependable

With an uncompromised commitment to manufacturing quality laboratory equipment and accessories for clinical and research applications, UNICO has established itself as an industry leader. The company offers a diverse range of instruments for a wide variety of applications including microscopes, spectrophotometers, centrifuges, mixers and rotators. Let’s take a look at a few innovative UNICO products [...]

22 04, 2015

Celebrate National Medical Laboratory Professionals Week 2015

By |April 22nd, 2015|Laboratory Equipment, Laboratory Tests|Comments Off on Celebrate National Medical Laboratory Professionals Week 2015

Laboratory tests provide vital information that guides medical decisions. Proper diagnosis and treatment of various medical conditions is impossible without timely and accurate laboratory test results. This week the spotlight is on the professionals who perform and interpret lab tests. National Medical Laboratory Professionals Week (NMLPW) from April 19-25, 2015 celebrates the role of medical [...]

23 03, 2015

Equipment Leasing can Improve a Medical Laboratory’s Balance Sheet

By |March 23rd, 2015|Laboratory Equipment|Comments Off on Equipment Leasing can Improve a Medical Laboratory’s Balance Sheet

State-of-the-art medical laboratory equipment can provide rapid and accurate testing services, but is very expensive. Small and medium-sized labs and those with budget constraints simple cannot afford such instruments. Leasing lab equipment is a convenient and practical alternative to buying it outright. This option allows them to meet the increased demand for testing and stay [...]

12 03, 2015

Patient Safety Awareness Week March 8-14, 2015

By |March 12th, 2015|Blood Collection, Laboratory Equipment|Comments Off on Patient Safety Awareness Week March 8-14, 2015

Health care organizations around the globe are observing Patient Safety Awareness Week (PSAW) from March 8-14, 2015. Initiated in 2002 by the National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF), Patient Safety Awareness Week is a national education and awareness-building campaign for improving patient safety in hospitals and healthcare organizations. The theme for 2015 is "United in Safety". [...]

11 03, 2015

Blood Gas Analyzers – An Overview

By |March 11th, 2015|Blood Gas Analyzers, Laboratory Equipment|Comments Off on Blood Gas Analyzers – An Overview

Blood gas analysis plays an important role in clinical diagnostics, especially in critical or intensive care. Today's blood gas analyzers are advanced analytical systems that can simultaneously perform hemoglobin quantitation and cooximetry, as well as measure electrolytes (sodium, potassium, chloride, ionized calcium and magnesium), glucose, lactate, and creatinine. They allow the complete analytical procedure to [...]

9 03, 2015

Innovative Laboratory Incubators

By |March 9th, 2015|Incubators, Laboratory Equipment|Comments Off on Innovative Laboratory Incubators

CO2 incubators are crucial for research and clinical laboratories conducting cell culture and tissue culture work. This laboratory instrument is used for routine applications such as cell cultivation as well as for specific protocols such as IVF and stem cell applications. Maintaining a healthy CO2 level within the incubator is important because CO2 interacts with [...]

26 02, 2015

Vitamin D Deficiency Causes Diabetes, Finds Study

By |February 26th, 2015|Beckman Coulter, Laboratory Equipment|Comments Off on Vitamin D Deficiency Causes Diabetes, Finds Study

Vitamin D is important for the human body to maintain healthy bones and teeth and also to aid cell growth and assist the immune system. Its deficiency can poses increased risk for cardiovascular disease, cancer, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's, and some infectious diseases. Now, a new study published in the Endocrine Society's Journal of [...]

11 02, 2015

Selecting the Right Pipette Tip for Your Lab Application

By |February 11th, 2015|Laboratory Equipment, Pipettes|Comments Off on Selecting the Right Pipette Tip for Your Lab Application

Badly fitting pipette tips allow air to escape when drawing up and dispensing, thus leading to inaccurate results. Different types of tips are now available in the market - extended length pipette tips that can reach to the bottom of sample vessels without contact by the pipette, solvent safe carbon filtered tips that offer pipette [...]

24 12, 2014

Reducing Pre-analytical Errors in Blood Specimen Collection

By |December 24th, 2014|Blood Collection, Laboratory Equipment|Comments Off on Reducing Pre-analytical Errors in Blood Specimen Collection

It is often assumed that errors in laboratory testing are more likely to occur in the analytical stage. As a result, laboratories invest in high quality laboratory equipment that deliver accurate, consistent results, and spend a lot of time and effort in adhering to quality control programs, taking part in laboratory inspections, and ensuring compliance [...]