Samplers, Laboratory, Manual
Definition : Laboratory samplers designed to take samples using manual methods usually for testing procedures. Many manual samplers consist of tubes with some mechanism (e.g., a check valve) to prevent accidental spills and/or loss of liquid samples; others are configured to obtain samples of particulate materials. Samplers manufactured especially for manipulation of strong acids, viscous liquids, and other uses are also available. Manual samplers are available either as disposable plastic devices or reusable devices (which are typically made of stainless steel); some are supplied sterile. Specially designed scoops, ladles, spatulas, and other devices are also used to obtain samples in the clinical laboratory.
UMDC code : 20535