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gamma counter

[′gam·ə ‚kau̇nt·ər]
(engineering)
A device for detecting gamma radiation, primarily through the detection of fast electrons produced by the gamma rays; it either yields information about integrated intensity within a time interval or detects each photon separately.
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Tenders Are Invited For Bvc - Supply Of Multi Channel Gamma Counter With Accessories (1 Nos.
It is now indicated for lymphatic mapping using a handheld gamma counter to locate lymph nodes draining a primary tumour site in patients with solid tumours for which this procedure is a component of intraoperative management.
Three tenders for the supply of (a) filters for the blood washing instruments, (b) a fully automated Gamma counter, also (c) requisites for the blood washing unit.
125]I-[Tyr]-BNP-32 in each fraction was measured (1480 Wizard 3 Gamma Counter, Spectrofuge) as shown in Fig.
This assay was measured using a Genesys[TM] 5000 gamma counter (Laboratory Technologies, Inc.
The samples were then centrifuged at 4,000 x g for 10 min at 4[degrees]C, the supernatant was decanted, and the pellet was counted in a Wizard 1470 Gamma Counter (PerkinElmer, Boston, MA).
After 5 min the samples were centrifuged at 1200g for 15 min at 4[degrees]C, and the radioactivity in the bound fractions was counted in a gamma counter (1261 Multigamma; Wallac) for 5 min.
We acquired a new gamma counter to improve productivity and efficiency.
In August 2015, the IAEA provided an automatic gamma counter, which allows scientists to verify the imaging and determine the absolute value of the uptake in each organ.
Initial screening was performed with a hand-held radiation monitor (TBM-6SP; Technical Associates, Canoga Park, CA), and those specimens identified as radioactive were quantified with a gamma counter (Genesys 6000; Laboratory Technologies, Roselle, IL).
For example, it isn't necessary for every institution to have a gamma counter for the determination of serum folate or B.