NASA Spinoff Database: Automated Urinalysis

NASA Center: Johnson Space Center
Public Release Year: 1994
Reference Number: JSC-SO-114
Category: Health And Medicine

Information from NASA Tech Briefs assisted DiaSys Corporation in the development of the R/S 2000 which automates urinalysis, eliminating most manual procedures. An automatic aspirator is inserted into a standard specimen tube, the Sample" button is pressed and within three seconds a consistent amount of urine sediment is transferred to a microscope. The instrument speeds up standardizes automates and makes urine analysis safer. Additional products based on the same technology are anticipated."

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Page Number in Published book: 44-45

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