microsampling

microsampling

(mī′krō-sam″pling) [ micro- + sampling]
Performing a laboratory analysis on a very small amount of blood or tissue.
microsample (mī′krō-sam″pĕl)
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A new method of dentine microsampling of deciduous teeth for stable isotope ratio analysis.
Here we describe an LC-MS/MS method for measuring hydroxyurea in whole blood specimens collected either as dried blood spots or on volumetric absorptive microsampling (VAMS) devices.
Point of care" blood testing using microsampling techniques to determine TSB may be a viable alternative [13].
With the advent of genomic medicine (5-7) and rapid microsampling of tissues or fluids, (8, 9) the focus of medical practice is moving toward data analysis.
Neoteryx's Mitra Microsampling Device collects, in seconds, a fixed volume (10 [micro]L) of blood or other biological fluids.
The microsampling techniques, which have been used in fisheries science and management since 1990s [2,15,16], should be capable of separating the larval stage and resolving the short-term isotopic record of the left and right side otoliths of flatfish.
Neoteryx's Mitra (RUO) Microsampling Device is designed for the collection.
Currently, the characterization of artwork binders (egg yolk, glair, gums and oils) requires microsampling combined with powerful but expensive techniques performed by specialized personnel.
The high-spatial resolution of IR microscope made it possible to obtain the structural information from the local region of the stretched samples even with heterogeneous deformation (22-24), and the microsampling area was set to 200 X 200 [micro][m.
Specific topics covered include the Aral Sea disaster, microprobe monazite geochronology, microsampling and isotopic analysis of igneous rocks, the crustal dichotomy on Mars, and the tectonics and climate of the Southern Central Andes.