discrete analyzer


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discrete analyzer

an automated chemical analyzer in which the instrument performs tests on samples that are kept in discrete containers in contrast to a continuous flow analyzer.

dis·crete a·na·ly·zer

(dis-krēt' an'ă-līz-ĕr)
An automated chemical analyzer in which the instrument performs tests on samples that are kept in separate containers, in contrast to a continuous flow analyzer.

discrete analyzer

An automated chemical analyzer in which the instrument performs tests on samples that are kept in discrete containers.
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For nearly two decades now, discrete analyzers have played a major role in the evolution and automation of clinical laboratory analysis.
When EST Analytical began marketing its Konelab discrete analyzers to environmental laboratories in 2002, it found an industry unfamiliar with the technology.
In January 2002, EST Analytical signed an agreement to sell Thermo's Konelab series; last month, Cal-Bay International said it had received an order for more than $50,000 for Westco's SmartChem, its first sale of the instrument after adding it to its product line in the summer; and in February, Bran+Luebbe, which manufacturers its own continuous flow analyzer, the AutoAnalyzer 3, announced that it would distribute SEAL's AG2 and AQUA900 discrete analyzers in Europe under a joint name (see IBO 6/30/03).
With our discrete analyzer, a lot number must be recalibrated every three months if the supply is not finished.