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automation

(ot″ŏ-mā′shŏn)
An automatically controlled operation of an apparatus or system by mechanical or electronic devices that take the place of human elements of observation, effort, and decision making.

laboratory automation

The use of clinical laboratory instruments that assay large numbers of samples with minimal human intervention.
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Further analysis included a comparison of detection rates and time taken for detection between conventional and automated methods of blood culture.
Hence, automated methods should be introduced in first-year MBBS practical curriculum to assure first-year medical students that biochemistry is helpful in patient diagnosis and care.
These results suggest that the Brahimi's counting method is better correlated to the automated method with a little bias, but this later needs an automated red blood cell count in order to achieve the platelet count.
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Evaluation of oxidative status in iron deficiency anemia through total antioxidant capacity using an automated method. Turk J Hematol 2011;28:42-46
Schubert will unveil its new automated method for coupling tools to its TLM robots for the first time in the UK at the PPMA Show as part of a significant, high-performance demonstration line which will be packing cereal bar cartons into trays as well as yoghurt drink bottles into sleeves.
The hematocrit from the Sysmex XE-2100 was recorded as the automated method result for each accepted specimen.
In our laboratory, we planned to move from an immunoradiometric method (Cisbio) to an automated method (Liaison, Diasorin).
The system replaces error-prone manual processes used to administer medications and treatments with an automated method to manage and document care.
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Ordinate offers an automated method for evaluating spoken language proficiency based on voice recognition technology for educational, commercial and governmental organizations.

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