Application Note: Automated Blood Lead Sample Extraction and Assay Setup for ICP-MS Analysis Using the JANUS® Automated Workstation
3 May 2013


This application note describes how a JANUS workstation was used to prepare extracts and 96-well assay plates of bar code labeled, filter paper blood spots for ICP-MS analysis. The results show that the JANUS workstation is an efficient and flexible tool for automating trace metal analysis in blood, in this case, BLL extraction and preparation for analysis.