Explore the journey of the sample through an automated LC/MS workflow from sample receipt to the reporting of results back into a LIMS. The advantages of automation are discussed, along with automation options for the clinical LC/MS workflow based on different laboratory needs. Sample tracking is a key part of any workflow and have been considered in all automated options shown, including other important requirements to ease the extraction and analysis process for the analyst.
1. Why automation is important for LC/MS workflows
2. What can be automated in LC/MS workflows
3. How automation can improve analytical performance and productivity