Hemolysis associated with pneumatic tube system
transport for blood samples.
Tropeano, "Evaluation of a computer directed pneumatic tube system
for pneumatic transport of blood specimens," American Journal of Clinical Pathology, vol.
The blood samples that were transported by the pneumatic tube system
had a greater frequency of hemolysis and greater mean serum potassium and median creatinine aspartate aminotransferase and lactate dehydrogenase than samples transported manually (Table-I).
The product also will save some $6,000 over 10 years compared to a typical pneumatic tube system
and requires little maintenance and fewer replacement parts.
Three-axis acceleration vs time plot of data collected by a smartphone (iPhone 5) using a data logger app (Sensor Kinetics Pro) while traveling through a pneumatic tube system
from a patient-care area to the clinical laboratory.
A variety of technologies are now available that address these lab-specific requests of pneumatic tube system
A computer directed pneumatic tube system
: its effects on specimens.
Looking at the costs of alternatives, such as a pneumatic tube system
, next to those of a satellite lab will help you decide which strategy will fit the situation.
One of the delivery stations for the pneumatic tube system
is in our central processing area, which directly adjoins chemistry.