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Journal of Automatic Chemistry
Volume 14 (1992), Issue 1, Pages 9-15

The expanding role of robotics in the clinical laboratory

1Bio-Medical Center, Naka Works, Hitachi Ltd, 882, Ichige, Katsuta 312, Japan
2PH.D. Bio-Medical Center, Naka Works, Hitachi Ltd, 882 Ichige, Katsuta 312, Japan

Copyright © 1992 Hindawi Publishing Corporation. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


This paper provides an in-depth description of the current applications of robotics in clinical laboratories. The trends and impact of the use of robotics in clinical chemistry in the forseeable future are also discussed.