Shimadzu CLAM-2000 for LC-MS Sample Prep
Shimadzu Scientific has launched its Clinical Laboratory Automation Module (CLAM-2000), a fully integrated sample pretreatment module for liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry. The CLAM-2000 offers a variety of function to control the precision of analytical results, including reagent management, calibration curve management, control management, and system maintenance management. The system also automates operations such as dispensing, stirring, filtering, heating, and sample transfer during the sample prep procedure. According to the company, the user only needs to place the blood collection tube or other sample in the system, and it performs all other processes automatically, including loading the sample into the autosampler for LC-MS analysis.