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Copan Redefines Automated Specimen Processing with Groundbreaking New Features
Date:6/17/2010

MURRIETA, Calif., June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Copan unveiled new groundbreaking features of its Walk-Away Specimen Processor (WASP) while attending the 110th  General Meeting for the American Society for Microbiology (ASM) in San Diego, California this past May. Copan's line of automation was introduced to the market in 2008 with the launch of the WASP, a revolutionary system for automatic planting and streaking of all microbiology samples. While attending the 110th ASM meeting, Copan unveiled truly revolutionary new features of its automation line, such as automatic gram slide preparation, ability to place two different patient samples on one plate, inoculation and labeling of enrichments broths, and higher throughput capability with the Dual Streaker.

Depending on the type of specimen, specimen processing of bacteriology samples consists of three different steps: (a) planting and streaking of the sample; (b) gram slide preparation for doing gram stains; and (c) inoculation of enrichment broths for sub-culturing. All three steps are important routine tasks that need to be done properly to ensure a reliable and accurate diagnosis, but are also very manual and require a lot of the technologists' time and effort. Until recently, in the field of automated specimen processing for bacteriology samples, processing had been defined and limited to planting and streaking. Automating planting and streaking was a much needed solution in a time of increasing workloads and diminishing resources. However, planting and streaking instruments currently in the market solved only one step of specimen processing.

Reducing repetitive stress injuries was one of the main factors sparking interest in automation in the front end of Microbiology. "After launching the WASP, Copan was constantly asked about the other
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