A Brief Guide to Buying a Clinical Chemistry Analyzer
January 6, 2021 | Evaluations & Guidance
Clinical chemistry analyzers are used in a variety of settings, from clinical laboratories to physician offices, to determine the concentration of certain metabolites, electrolytes, proteins, and/or drugs in samples of serum, plasma, urine, cerebrospinal fluid, and other body fluids. These devices are used as a diagnostic tool to help identify the best course of treatment or to modify ongoing therapy.
A clinical chemistry analyzer uses photometric/colorimetric testing as well as ion-selective potentiometry, allowing various types of results to be obtained. Two main device configurations are available:
- Small tabletop units, which are intended for running one or a few tests at a...