Volume 90 Issue 24 | p. 43
Issue Date: June 11, 2012

Agilent Technologies' Automated Card Extraction LC/MS System

Department: Science & Technology
News Channels: Analytical SCENE
Keywords: mass spectrometry, instruments, ASMS

Dried blood spots are becoming increasingly popular as a type of sample in pharmaceutical clinical trials because they require low volumes of blood and because the paper cards are easy to ship and store. Despite its advantages, DBS analysis has been a labor-intensive process that requires manually punching disks out of paper cards and placing them in microtiter plates for extraction. Agilent Technologies' Automated Card Extraction LC/MS system streamlines that process. A . . .

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