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Table 2 Examples of general laboratory equipment and laboratory instrumentation

From: Challenges and solutions for instituting an efficient maintenance program for laboratory equipment in Central Asian, and developing world, countries

General Laboratory Equipment Laboratory Instrumentation
Autoclave
Automated cover glass/cassettes instrumentation
Balance/scale
Biological cabinet
Centrifuge:
• General purpose
• Microhematocrit (dedicated, fixed RPM)
• Refrigerated
• Stand-alone
Fume hood
Glassware washer
Laboratory thermometer
Light box
Manual pipette
Microscope
Microtome
Osmometer
Oven
pH meter
Photometers/light-based
device
Polarimeter
Refractometer
Rotator
Shaker
Temperature-controlled
Equipment:
• Refrigerator
• Freezer
• Incubator
• Water bath
• Blood bank transport container
Timer
Tissue processor
Water purifier
Automated tissue stainer
Blood cell analyzer
Blood chemistry analyzer
Blood gas analyzer
Blood typing equipment
Centrifuge:
• Automated cell washing
Co-oximeter
Densitometer
Electrode-based
instrument
Electrophoresis system
Flow cytometer
Ion-selective electrode
Mass spectrometer
Microbial identification
instrumentation
Nephelometer
Pipettor:
• Mechanical
• Automated
Thermal cycler
Thin layer chromatograph
Urine analyzer