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hot lab

Medspeak-UK
A term of art referring to a clinical laboratory at an NHS hospital trust (UK) that generates results—e.g., chemical and haematologic values from a specimen—in less than four hours.

Microbiology 
A facility that performs diagnostics and/or research on Hazard Group 3 and Hazard Group 4 pathogens.

Nuclear medicine
A lab in which radiopharmaceuticals or radioactive diagnostic tracers are prepared.
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Contract notice: Project management contract for the studies and monitoring implementation of a new hot laboratory (mosaic project) on the cea / cadarache site.
Gallagher and his colleagues directed a series of laser pulses into a jet of lithium atoms streaming from a hot laboratory oven.
The Rocketdyne Division, which was owned by Rockwell International until its sale to Boeing North America this year, also operated a Hot Laboratory licensed by the U.