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View the document View the PDF document Autoclaves
Resource Description: Description: This article covers the components and purpose of an autoclave, how to operate one correctly and the different sterilization cycles that can be used, and it covers how to properly maintain an autoclave.
Created By: World Health Organization. From the Publication: Laboratory Equipment Maintenance Manual.
Date of Publication: 2008.
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View the document View the PDF document Balances
Resource Description: Description: This is a list of equipment that should be available to a district hospital laboratory.
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Date of Publication: 2008.
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View the document View the PDF document Biological Safety Cabinet
Resource Description: Description: This article covers some different types of biological safety cabinets, the requirements for a functional biological safety cabinet, and how to safely maintain a biological safety cabinet.
Created By: World Health Organization. From the Publication: Laboratory Equipment Maintenance Manual.
Date of Publication: 2008.
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View the document View the PDF document Centrifuges
Resource Description: Description: This article covers the basic principles behind centrifuges, the different components in a centrifuge, what a centrifuge requires to operate correctly, and how to properly maintain a centrifuge.
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Date of Publication: 2008.
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View the document View the PDF document Clinical Chemistry Analysers
Resource Description: Description: This article covers the principles behind chemistry analyzers, how to set up and operate both dry and wet chemistry analyzers, and how to maintain a chemistry analyzer.
Created By: World Health Organization. From the Publication: Laboratory Equipment Maintenance Manual.
Date of Publication: 2008.
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View the document View the PDF document Colorimeters
Resource Description: Description: This article covers the operating principles behind a colorimeter, how to effectively operate one, and how to maintain one in operating condition.
Created By: World Health Organization. From the Publication: Laboratory Equipment Maintenance Manual.
Date of Publication: 2008.
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View the document View the PDF document Laboratory Equipment Maintenance Manual

Created By: World Health Organization. From the Publication: Laboratory Equipment Maintenance Manual.
Date of Publication: 2008.
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View the document View the PDF document Dilutors
Resource Description: Description: This article covers the principles behind a dilutor, how to use the control system on a dilutor, and some basic routine maintenance for keeping a dilutor working.
Created By: World Health Organization. From the Publication: Laboratory Equipment Maintenance Manual.
Date of Publication: 2008.
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View the document View the PDF document Dispensers
Resource Description: Description: This article covers the purpose of a dispenser, the principles behind operating a dispenser, some accessories for dispensers that may be needed for specific tasks, and routine maintenance.
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Date of Publication: 2008.
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View the document View the PDF document Drying Oven
Resource Description: Description: This article covers the basic principles of drying ovens, how to safely operate them, and some routine maintenance that should be performed on them.
Created By: World Health Organization. From the Publication: Laboratory Equipment Maintenance Manual.
Date of Publication: 2008.
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View the document View the PDF document Laboratory Incubator
Resource Description: Description: This article covers the basic principles behind laboratory incubators, how to safely operate one, and some routine maintenance that should be performed.
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Date of Publication: 2008.
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View the document View the PDF document Microplate Readers
Resource Description: Description: This article covers the principles behind microplate readers, how to calibrate a microplate reader, and some routine maintenance for microplate readers.
Created By: World Health Organization. From the Publication: Laboratory Equipment Maintenance Manual.
Date of Publication: 2008.
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View the document View the PDF document Microplate Washers
Resource Description: Description: This article covers the principles behind microplate washers, how to calibrate a microplate washer, and some routine maintenance for microplate washers.
Created By: World Health Organization. From the Publication: Laboratory Equipment Maintenance Manual.
Date of Publication: 2008.
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View the document View the PDF document Microscopes
Resource Description: Description: This article covers the principles behind microscopes, some common problems that are encountered with microscopes, and some routine maintenance to perform.
Created By: World Health Organization. From the Publication: Laboratory Equipment Maintenance Manual.
Date of Publication: 2008.
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View the document View the PDF document PH Meter
Resource Description: Description: This article covers the operating principles behind a pH meter, how to calibrate a pH meter, and how often to perform some basic preventative maintenance.
Created By: World Health Organization. From the Publication: Laboratory Equipment Maintenance Manual.
Date of Publication: 2008.
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View the document View the PDF document Pipette
Resource Description: Description: This article covers the operating principles behind pipettes, how to correctly pipette, and how often to perform some routine maintenance.
Created By: World Health Organization. From the Publication: Laboratory Equipment Maintenance Manual.
Date of Publication: 2008.
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View the document View the PDF document Refrigerators and Freezers
Resource Description: Description: This article covers the operating principles behind two different types of refrigerators, how often to perform routine maintenance, and how to operate and maintain freezers.
Created By: World Health Organization. From the Publication: Laboratory Equipment Maintenance Manual.
Date of Publication: 2008.
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View the document View the PDF document Spectrophotometers
Resource Description: Description: This article covers the operating principles behind a spectrophotometer, the function of each component, and how to maintain one in operating condition.
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Date of Publication: 2008.
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View the document View the PDF document Stirring Heating Plate
Resource Description: Description: This article covers how to operate a stirring hot plate, some regular maintenance to perform, and how to solve some common problems with stirring hot plates.
Created By: World Health Organization. From the Publication: Laboratory Equipment Maintenance Manual.
Date of Publication: 2008.
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View the document View the PDF document Water Baths
Resource Description: Description: This article covers the operating principles behind water baths, how to keep them clean and working, and how to operate a water bath.
Created By: World Health Organization. From the Publication: Laboratory Equipment Maintenance Manual.
Date of Publication: 2008.
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View the document View the PDF document Water Distillers
Resource Description: Description: This article covers the operating principles behind water distillers, the requirements to install one, and how often to perform some basic preventative maintenance.
Created By: World Health Organization. From the Publication: Laboratory Equipment Maintenance Manual.
Date of Publication: 2008.
Published by: World Health Organization.
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