COVID-19: Automated Solutions To Meet Testing and Sample Handling Requirements

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When COVID-19 arrived very few people had anticipated the impact a pandemic would have on the global population and the life sciences industry. The value of tracking virus mutations has been proven, both in understanding the transmission of the virus and in planning the public health response. Many laboratories are archiving positive COVID-19 samples for future research. Due to the sheer number of samples that are being stored and the need to retrieve samples quickly, facilities are taking advantage of automated storage solutions to aid the picking of positive test samples.

Download this app note to discover how automated storage can:

  • Be implemented in an appropriate timescale to respond to the pandemic
  • Enable significantly larger amounts of samples to be genotyped
  • Improve the ability to track the evolution and spread of the virus