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Specimen Minimum Volume


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Automated Assay SMV

Slide 7

January 2011

For automated assays: The "specimen minimum volume" is the amount required to perform the assay once, without giving a low-volume instrument alarm. This includes instrument pick-up volume (or analytic volume), instrument dead space, and container dead space. It does not include enough to perform repeat or additional testing.

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