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Immunoassay Automation - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780121676322, 9780323137812

Immunoassay Automation

1st Edition

A Practical Guide

Editor: Daniel Chan
eBook ISBN: 9780323137812
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 6th May 1992
Page Count: 367
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Immunoassay Automation: A Practical Guide describes automation of immunoassay from the practical viewpoint of the clinical laboratory. General introduction and evaluation sections demonstrate principles and practice. A comprehensive selection of available systems are detailed by experts, with a view towards popularity, technical advances, and operational efficiency. This laboratory guide is essential for practitioners in clinical chemistry laboratories, and will have lasting value in the evolution of automated systems.

Key Features

Focuses on automation of immunoassay for the clinical laboratory
Emphasizes principles, method evaluation, and the systems approach
Aids system selection by evaluation of technical, clinical, operational, and economical parameters
Contains complete descriptions by experts on the latest automated immunoassay systems
Based upon the editor's well-received workshops on automated immunoassay


Directors, researchers, students, and technicians in clinical chemistry laboratories, medical technologists; physicians, clinical and basic researchers in university, medical, and industrial settings.

Table of Contents

Introduction: D.W. Chan, General Introduction. D.W. Chan, Automation of Immunoassay. Evaluation: D.W. Chan, Selection of Automated Immunoassay Systems. D.W. Chan, Technical Evaluation. D.W. Chan, Clinical Evaluation. D.W. Chan, Operational Evaluation. D.W. Chan, Economical Evaluation. Automated Immunoassay Systems: D.W. Chan, Introduction of Automated Systems. D.W. Chan and C. Kelley, Affinity Immunoassay System. D.W. Chan and P.L. Thornton, The AIA-1200 Immunoassay System. J.D. Faix, Amerlite Immunoassay System. B. Goldsmith, COBAS FARA II Analyzer. G. Ellis, CyberFluor Immunoassay System. J.D. Faix, DELFIA (Dissociation-Enhanced Lanthanide Fluoroimmunoassay) Analyzer. W.C. Mahoney, K.E. Opheim, T.M. Fleck, P.A. Schueler, D.L. Enfield, and J.T. Kingsley, Eclipse ICA: An Immunoassay and Clinical Chemistry System. M.A. Sagona, R.H. Gadsden, Sr., and W.E. Collingsworth, ES-300 Immunoassay System. P.P. Chou, IMx System. J. O'Brien, G.G. Klee, and C.L. Shellum, The Magic Lite System and Acridinium Ester-Based Immunoassays. M. Lehrer, L.Miller, and J. Natale, The OPUS System. R. Frye, The Photon-ERA Immunoassay Analyzer. L.M. Demers, The SR1 Immunoassay System. S. Kahn and E. Bermes, Jr., Stratus II Immunoassay System. S.H.Y. Wong, TDX Systems, T. Li, The Vista Immunoassay System. R. H. Ng, Immunoassay Systems for the Physician's Office. Chapter References. Index.


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6th May 1992
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About the Editor

Daniel Chan

Affiliations and Expertise

The John Hopkins Hospital and University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

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