Molecular techniques in clinical microbiology through automation

Molecular techniques in clinical microbiology through automation

In today’s article, we will talk about how future automation must take account of diagnostic molecular techniques and how these must coexist with traditional workflows. As we mentioned in one of our recent articles, the automation of clinical microbiology...
Happy International Microorganism Day!

Happy International Microorganism Day!

Microbiology is the science which studies microorganisms, bacteria, fungi, protists and parasites, and other agents such as viruses, viroids and prions. It is divided into branches for the study of different microbial agents that cause infectious diseases:...
Speeding up diagnosis through automation

Speeding up diagnosis through automation

In an increasingly demanding and fast-moving global context, clinical microbiology labs must increase their capacity to speed up diagnosis. Furthermore, they need to prepare themselves for the demanding challenges to come: Managing larger and larger volumes.Increasing...
Automation: the role of the laboratory professional

Automation: the role of the laboratory professional

In earlier articles, we outlined the importance of the systems engineer as the person responsible for the conceptualisation of new instruments for laboratory automation. We argued that systems engineers play a key role in identifying the added value that each...