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aliquot

1. Maths of, signifying, or relating to an exact divisor of a quantity or number
2. consisting of equal quantities
3. an aliquot part

aliquot

[′al·ə‚kwät]
(chemistry)
A part of a sample that has been divided into exactly equal parts with no remainder.
(mathematics)
A divisor that divides a quantity into equal parts with no remainder.
(medicine)
A representative sample of a larger quantity.
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Multiple aliquoting is advised to reduce future freeze-thaw cycles.
Typical specimen processing steps that can be automated include centrifugation, decapping, aliquoting, labeling, recapping, and storage.
The lower arm position can diminish operator discomfort and fatigue as well as the frequency of rest interruptions for prep protocols requiring multiple aliquoting steps.
The system performs specimen sorting, centrifugation, decapping, secondary tube labeling, serum volume verification, aliquoting, barcode labeling, and placing tubes in sample racks that originate from a variety of manufacturers.
o sorting / aliquoting the samples after workspaces (eg LAS, hematology, PCR.
The redesign resulted in fewer steps and incorporated one-piece flow to move samples through the accessioning, centrifugation, and aliquoting processes.
Before aliquoting, the troponin solution was circulated through the pipettor and back into the Teflon bottle to equilibrate the wettable parts of the pipettor with the protein solution.
According to Taylor, the benefit of this system begins with reduction of draw volume and the avoidance of sample splitting and aliquoting, where a single tube can be used to analyze > 90% of high-volume tests offered within the core laboratory, such as CBC differential, reticulocyte count, ESR, sickle screen, and Hb Ale.
We analyzed the impact of autoverification on the process TAT ("specimen received" time to "result" verified/released time; includes automated accessioning, centrifugation, aliquoting, and other steps) by comparing statistical data on 4 high-volume tests that were available 24 h/day and orderable as STAT.
Lot 2, aliquoting of stabilized chair to aliquotierenden stool samples (1.
The Sample Management team sought automation technologies requiring minimal operator intervention for sample acquisition, sample integrity assessment, centrifugation, aliquoting, stroage, and sample retrieval.
We assessed the effects of time and temperature on measured sCD40L concentrations by collecting whole blood from a single healthy individual into a syringe and immediately aliquoting it into EDTA-containing and plain glass tubes.