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When and why to acidify 24 hours urine samples ?

Urine acidification is often meant to preserve catecholamines before they are assayed. Catecholamines are organic compounds synthesized from tyrosine and play a significant role as a hormone or neurotransmitter. The most common are adrenaline (epinephrine), norepinephrine (norepinephrine) and dopamine. Urine acidification is an urinary chemistry process. There are different concentrations of 10N and 6N acids. This concentration must be controlled to reach the expected […]

Do you know everything about CBEU ?

The CBEU (Cyto-Bacteriological Examination of Urine) is the most prescribed examination in community (city laboratory). Nearly nine million CBEUs are carried out per year in France (Source DCIR 2015). This examination makes it possible to diagnose the lower urinary tract infection (cystitis: the infection is localized in the bladder), or upper infection prognosis (pyelonephritis: the infection has spread to the kidneys). Urinary tract infection is […]

What are the 2 main urinary chemistry dosing principles ?

Urine chemistry tests can establish or rule out the diagnosis of many diseases related to carbohydrate metabolism, urinary tract, kidney and liver function, acid-base balance, and many other medical conditions. There are mainly two main urine sampling families for chemistry: The collection on sample of the first morning urine or the urination collected during the day, or on collection of 24 hours. Urinary chemistry allows […]

Augmented reality is coming to your laboratory: stay tuned!

Augmented reality is no longer a tech geek stuff. Indeed, smartphones are in every single hand and AR apps and technology is at one arm’s length now. Stay tuned: this becomes the new lab asset you will fancy experiencing !

The glassware sealing that suits your laboratory usages

For each use of glass bottle in the laboratory, corresponds THE right cap and THE right sealing option. Capsules, cap, capes : you can benefit from different capping techniques, but in any case, it is the technical characteristics of the material used in the design of the plug itself, combined with the design of the joint that will make the difference. Each jar has its […]

Recommendations for homogenization and tubes centrifugation

The blood sample tubes homogenization and centrifugation is the pre-analytical process critical phase. It is indeed a non-conformities source and determines the analysis results reliability. Two “technical” dimensions must be taken into account: compliance with time limits between sampling and centrifugation Centrifugation itself: the inversions number needed and the values to be applied to the three metrological quantities for a successful blood collection tubes centrifugation […]

Temporary shortages for lab supplies, what solutions?

Temporary shortages or disruptions for lab supplies are announced in many sectors. What solutions are available? The current economic situation affects the everyone’s daily life by creating these shortages on laboratory devices The economic crisis has had many impacts and has disrupted the whole supply chain of raw materials that are essential to many consumables or lab furnitures manufacturing. In this environment, each manufacturer […]

3 reasons to add virtual reality into your laboratory design project

For several years now, virtual reality headsets are part of our daily lives and they are gradually starting to pop up in the labs. This technology is no longer a simple entertainment stuff, it has become a true work tool to grow performance. Virtual reality offers a 360° experience, using assets that simulate an IRL environment in the virtual world. For example, the most well-known […]

Laboratory plastics: technical resins

Technical resins for the manufacture of laboratory plastics: for demanding applications Laboratory plastics are the generic term for a wide variety of resins. Each one has its own intrinsic technical characteristics which have their own benefits for your uses on the bench. Knowing them will allow you to better choose the consumable that suits your applications. The technical resins are suitable for the most demanding […]

7th wave COVID-19 : Children are the most affected, where to quickly get saliva sampling kits for testing ?

The latest figures from “Santé Publique France” re the 7th COVID-19 wave in France show a huge increase in the incidence rate in all age groups and whole France territory – metropolitan France and overseas territories. However, the 0-9 Yo age group is the most affected with +65% of children infected e.g. 305 per 100,000 inhabitants in week 25 (from 20th to 26th of June […]

FFP masks : Choose efficiency !

FFP masks protect your environment in te laboratory by blocking droplets emitted by the wearer’s mouth and nose; they will also protect you or your employees – even by filtering the air you breathe. Today, many models of FPP masks are available on the market but not all are equal. It may be difficult to find your way around, we help you in your choice […]

Medical face mask : how to make the right choice ?

Choosing a medical mask means understanding its use The mask is an essential element of personal protection for all personnel in contact with patients, even beyond the particular constraints that we encounter in these times of COVID 19 pandemics. Indeed, the first protective measure against COVID 19 – well before hand washing – is the mask, since it is the best barrier to pathogens transmitted […]

Good pipetting practices

Good pipetting pratices are essential as pipetting is one of the most common handling processes for laboratory technicians. Even with a seasonned experience, repetitive actions can make the task boring. If the workbench is disorganized, mistakes can quickly occur, and then MSPs arrise if the lab technician does not adopt the proper position. Thanks to the expertise of a former laboratory technician, we provide you […]

4 Tips to pick the right technical seat or stool for a laboratory technician

In 2015, Withings Corporate Wellness institute issued a report that ranked health related professions as the top sedentary ones. . That may sounds weird, but it’s actually true that lab mates can stay seated most of the working day and may not have a chance to move away from their chairs during 5 hours in a row each day ! Everywhere (research, education, medical biology, […]

4 things you must know to improve bathing water quality

Summer is right at the corner, and it’s indeed time for considering bathing water analysis as a critical issue. Drought is affecting many areas and heat can be the pollution source that requires highest attention. Each year in France for instance, more than 30,000 bathing water samples are analyzed from more than 3,000 sites upon Regional Health Agencies (ARS) request. Which risks for the bather […]

Single-use or reusable stainless steel sampling instrument: how to choose?

Single-use or reusable instrument ? Today, the reusable specification is again defined as strategic for purchasing criteria. Therefore, it is necessary to consider the benefits of reusable and single-use solutions to get the right choice. According to the laboratory consumable types, it is not always possible to have a reusable alternative. Thus, everyone can easily identify the reusable alternative to a single-use plastic container, which […]

CSR, a powerful tool for the laboratory, its environment and collaboration with distributors and suppliers: an interview with Dominique LUNTE, President of LBI

Mrs Dominique LUNTE, Biologist at the MAYMAT Laboratory and President of LBI, made a very remarkable intervention, about CSR, during the Young Biologists Congress of May 19 and 20, 2022. CSR is indeed a subject that affects everyone, and perhaps even more so a young generation that wants to contribute, on a daily basis, and therefore in its working environment, to a more sustainable planet, […]

Biological samples transportation - What is true, what is false ?

Biological samples transportation … The ADR regulations – Accord for Dangerous Goods by Road – manage the biological samples transportation. As soon as the biological samples are on the public domain, the ADR regulation applies SAMPLES All biological samples are covered and must respect the ADR: FALSE! The specimens concerned by this regulation are all biological products, substances or materials derived from living organisms; that […]

The pre-analytical phase: at the crossroads of all the interfaces, and of all the laboratory stakeholders

From the prescription of the examination to the delivery of a sample to the laboratory, which allows a reliable and repeatable result to be obtained, the pre-analytical phase is probably one of the most central, at the heart of all the interfaces of processes and actors at work inside and outside the laboratory. Let us list them to try to illustrate the stakes and to […]

Nomad : A complete microbial cleanliness solution !

What is the microbial cleanliness solution Nomad? The Nomad is a microbial cleanliness testers (less than 60 seconds) without additional equipment and easy to store. The Rapid Diagnostic Orientation Test (RDOT )Nomad is a real revolution in the bacterial contamination monitoring; testing the products has never been easier. We explain how it works ! 3 microbial cleanliness testers for 3 different purposes : […]

How to ensure an accurate and precise liquid sampling ?

Liquid handling can be both qualitative and quantitative. The right pipetting solution must be selected to meet the precision, accuracy, comfort demands while garanteeing a reliable and reproducible analytical result. How to ensure that your liquid sampling remain accurate and precise ? Precision instrument require metrology! All these instruments: micropipettes, repetitive distributors or dispensers are in accordance with the ISO8655 standard for volumetric piston devices. […]

2017/746 Regulation ( IVDR): which impacts for the medical biology or anatomopathology laboratory?

Many laboratories are wondering about the impacts of regulation 2017/746 ( IVDR) on their processes. laviedulabo.fr brings you some possible answers to these challenges. We suggest that you address these issues by product class. Impact of the IVDR regulation for non-sterile Class A products Impact for labs is quite limited. The laboratory must simply collect, if necessary, the EU declarations of conformity of the consumables […]

What about 'Ice Saints days": legend or sciences? Pascal, our gardener, replies to you!

What about “Ice Saints days”? Many people are gardening experts. Many are on the line , waiting to start planting, seeding, unlashing their creativity and planning for a fantastic garden future . How to explain then the fact that they just wait and do nnot start the job despite the last sunny weeks ? ” Ice Saints days” are around the corner and a […]

Innovation, research & development at the heart of LABELIANS partners

LABELIANS is a designer, manufacturer and distributor of comprehensive solutions for laboratories. Without continuous innovation, there is no growth. LABELIANS smart service, the metrology laboratory of LABELIANS, has demonstrated this by developing an accredited method for the dynamic temperature characterization of a centrifuge crown. This was the first innovation of the LABELIANS smart service laboratory, and it will be the first of many. CEB factory […]

How to be well supported in the IVD Regulation change management ?

It is crucial to be well supported towards the new IVD regulation: To fully understand the issues and their impact on daily consumables To be serene in maintaining the COFRAC certification of the laboratory To be able to make better consumables supplier choices, today and tomorrow. Regulation 2017/746 (IVDR) – REGULATION (EU) 2017/746 OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL of 5 April 2017 […]

Dry ice : how to eliminate it ?

How to handle dry ice provided with the biological samples?

Science to infinite and beyond !

As Thomas Pesquet has been sent to space, a dramatically vision of science has emerged among media. We, earth habitants have opened up our minds on universe and new scientific topics. Surfing through the web, laviedulabo.fr has made big discoveries, that may allow lab techs to sound really amazing during familiy diners. Astronauts blood to build up houses on Mars ? Some may have dreamt […]

Childhood research : how to contribute to the Elfe and Epipage 2 studies ?

The Elfe and Epipage 2 research projects have been working together since July 2021 to organize the first longitudinal study of children from early gestational age to adulthood. They therefore invite medical biology laboratories to collect samples taken by volunteer families. The analyses started in February 2022 and will take place until December 2022. Laviedulabo.fr supports the research on childhood and informs you of the […]

How to avoid non-conformity in the lab in pre-analytic phase : the various factors impacting results

The pre-analytic phase is a must have to the succes of the analytics process. Various factors can mess with the results. If you know them you can avoid them.

INTERSCIENCE & LABELIANS : complementary partners

INTERSCIENCE is one of our long-standing partners. At the beginning of this year, LABELIANS welcomed through André Quenot, Lionel Binot, Bruno Artiglieri, Béatrice Bolling, Christophe Balichard, to the LABELIANS smart service laboratory, Emmanuel and Jules Jalenques, Co-CEO, and Nicolas Guillot, INTERSCIENCE’s French Sales Manager. What a way to bring together our two companies, which have a lot in common, but also a lot to learn […]

Dispensing a liquid with precision and safety: dispenser!

Dangerous liquids is a critical issue in the laboratory, especially when it means a potential risk to the technician. Choosing the right technical solution can be difficult. Dangerous liquid: what about their risks? There are significant risks when handling potentially toxic products. These risks include skin contact, eye contact or inhalation of vapors/aerosols. Risk training helps to reduce these exposures. This means that technicians […]

Erlenmeyer : make the good choice between composition and price !

Why is this Erlenmeyer flask more expensive than others? This question is on the lips of many lab technicians. After some research on the subject, our team was able to break down for you all the elements that make the use value of an Erlenmeyer flask and that should guide your choices beyond price. The Erlenmeyer flask is preferred to a beaker when its use […]

What are the sustainability criteria for public tenders for medical devices ?

The European Directive 2004/18/EC of 2004 March 31st, and the 2004 Public Procurement Code authorizes purchasers to add environmental care criterias to public tenders for medical devices purchase projects. Indeed, the specificities linked to sustainable development must be mentioned in the call for tenders. Thus, they will be an essential part of the contract attribution. The ability to respond appropriately to environmental clauses in public […]

How to prevent diagnostic non conformities for a pre-analytical successfull process : the samples collector his responsabilities and working comfort

The samples collector is the hero of the successful preanalytical phase. The biologist is not part of this process at all. The sampler must therefore be fully aware of his responsibilities and his working comfort must be promoted.

Welcome spring with its allergenes wave!

How to treat allergies ? Our nature changes in spring, we see our environment getting more beautiful with all these colors. Behind the beautiful nature is a wave of allergens! Due to the large proportion of the allergic population, this is considered a public health issue. In France, it is now considered that children are about 20% affected from the age of 9 and 30% for […]

Pascal, the LABELIANS gardener advice for a garden that is as relaxing as ours !

LABELIANS is a partner of laboratories and is part of a sustainable development approach. Its premises have been designed to be as environmentally friendly as possible. Japanese influences, respect for nature, respect for human beings at the heart of its daily activities, the LABELIANS garden is a soothing place for its employees. One of these employees is Pascal, our gardener. He invites you to visit […]

How to avoid diagnostic non conformities in laboratory by understanding pre-analytical phase ? The patient, his comfort and welcome

The pre-analytical is a mandatory for the analytical process sucess. the well-being of the patient is the key during the sampling collection to a succesful pre-analytical process. Patient reception : every details counts The patient gives at the laboratory medical staff his prescription, it will be attached to the collection sheet. The prescription must be less than 6 months and must include the following information: […]

Eric Escudier the lab techs TikTok entertainer

Eric is a “tiktoker” very valued by the community of laboratory technicians. We decided to meet him and let you discover him to make you share this source of everyday good mood. Do you know TikTok? It is one of the latest social networks. Particularly popular among young people, it allows them to watch short videos, often funny. Among the many subscribers of this platform, […]

The sorting and recycling of waste changes in France !

On June 29th 2021, a decree has been issued to inform users about the waste sorting rule for products subject to the principle of extended producer responsibility. This legal text becomes effective the day after its publication. The previous labelling is to be implemented gradually from 2022 Jan. 1st on.

How to manage a critical parameter such as temperature in the overall diagnostic process ?

Managing patient analytical diagnosis path from blood sample collection is a matter of following a large number of normative guidelines (if you need to refresh your mind about those , please refere to this serie of 5 blog posts). Temperature si one of the most critical parameter in thne overall diagnosis process, on which we suggest to focus herebelow.

How to avoid diagnostic non conformities in laboratory by understanding pre-analytical phase ? Definitions, process, operating procedure.

The pre-analytical phase is essential for the analysis result quality. This phase take place between medical prescription and analysis, and involves the sampler and his patient. Pre-analytical phase comprises all the factors that can influence sample results before its analysis. This is a major step for measuring the quantities of the consituents of biological fluids, as well as for the diagnostic and the monitoring of […]

How to reduce plastic waste in everyday lablife ?

Every day, our laboratory garbage cans are filled with plastic… And a large part of it is packaged as IHAW and destigoes to incineration. Although difficult, environmental concern becomes key in lab’s purchasing process : they get obviously eager to reduce their impact on the processing and waste disposal of plastics.

Christophe Balichard to speak at the Collège Français de Métrologie (CFM) Technical Day on April 5, 2022

The next Technical Day of the French College of Metrology (CFM) will take place on April 5 and will be accessible via webconference. This year, they will focus on medical biology and analysis laboratory instruments. Indeed, measuring instruments are widely used in the laboratory, such as balances, ph-meters, spectrometers, and the processes of the peri-analytical phase also require the use of instruments – centrifuges, thermo-static […]

LABELIANS celebrates its 50th anniversary and looks forward to a new half-century of innovation for laboratories

LABELIANS celebrates its 50 th anniversary and looks forward to a new half-century of innovation for laboratories Article published in La Gazette du Laboratoire of December 2021, author Solenne Denis The CML-ID group – represented since 2017 under the unique brand name LABELIANS – is one of those suppliers that we think we have always known, through its leading offer on the market of […]

Metrology : All you want to know about it !

Do you feel someties lost when dealing with metrology experts ? It feels hard to you to find the right consultant that may elp you in your lab metrologic journey . Christophe Balichard, responsible for the LABELIANS smart service metrology laboratory sits at your side to reveal you all secrets about metrology. Everything you have ever wanted to know about it is just one read […]

Some ways to improve the eco-responsibility of your laboratory

Eco-responsibility is an imperative topic. We must preserve the environment. However, this demand comes up against the constraints to which the laboratory is subjected. It is inexorable and we do not see how to do otherwise: The laboratory uses mostly single-use, plastic, packaged and over-packaged consumables. This is the only way to get reliable results. The enormous quantity of hazardous waste garbage cans incinerated every […]

Laboratories : help your patients know how to collect 24-hour urine

For a patient, knowing how to collect 24-hour urine is a real question. Thus, faced with this 2L canister, many patients feel a bit helpless. However, the quality of urine analysis also depends on the quality of its collection. Therefore, laboratories and manufacturers of 24-hour urine bottles must work hand in hand to offer patients all the information they need to perform a quality collection, […]

Laboratory security : DWK and LABELIANS side by side to protect the laboratory technicians

Security first ! The security innovation is one of the main goal in the laboratory technician daily work. Some manufacturers wants to develop an easy comprehension of the security in the laboratory. The laboratory technician can have an easy readind for their equipment. It’s easier for them to make the right choice.

How to design to the smallest details a custom lab : workbenches, furnishing and colors

It is indeed possible to design a custom lab ! Whether you are opening a new laboratory, or the current layout no longer suits you, the solution of custom-made to the nearest millimeter is the ultimate solution. If you wish to get advice on the design of your laboratory or if you wish to find the right design office to achieve your wishes, then you […]

Laboratory glassware: how to make the right choice ?

Very much in use in all labs until early 80’s, laboratory glassware stepped back from benches when facing PE or PP single-use vials. Indeed glass use safety and easy to clean weaknesses have been very much arguing in favor of single use. As breakage was too frequent and the cleaning procedure with the use of an automatic machine too cumbersome, glass bottles were abandoned. However, […]

Tanguy Leroux, THE French labs youtuber answers laviedulabo questions !

Tanguy LEROUX, the youtuber from the lab and the hospital, answered questions from laviedulabo.fr . You may already follow him on linkedin or on youtube. If you don’t yet, you’ll surely want to do so after reading this interview.

IHW regulations: which container for which waste?

The DASRI regulations are complex. To comply with them without forgetting anything, we suggest that you review together which containers are suitable for each DASRI waste produced by your laboratory. May you still have questions once you have read this blogpost, please share them in the “comments” section below.

5 tips to design your workbench

Are you looking for tips on how to design your workbench? How to make it more ergonomic? Should it be modular? Faced with such a structuring project for your laboratory, you are no doubt asking yourself many questions. So our team has done some research so you can be sure to prioritise five things to improve your workspace. Your well-being is the key priority when […]

LABELIANS sales team tips to keep smiling while working hard in the laboratory

The life of the laboratory is punctuated, of course, by the daily analytical routine and the reception of patients who are increasingly numerous in the waiting rooms. It is also punctuated by the regular visits of sales staff, particularly those of the LABELIANS team. Indeed, LABELIANS has always favoured its presence in the field, nothing beats human contact, active listening and “real” conversation, is it […]

Machine treatment : How to wash laboratory glassware ?

You now know how to prepare your laboratory glassware before performing the machine treatment in order to avoid all risks related to possible residues. The automaton programs are not sufficient enough to properly process laboratory glassware. This is why it is necessary to follow some recommendations such as the equipment positioning in the machine or the different treatment processes.

Transportation bag : client experience, advices and choice criteria

An anomaly concerning the transportation bag, in a northern hospital center in France, has been highlighted following an internal audit of healthy and safety services. Indeed, the transportation solution used for the collection of samples in outlying sites had to be reviewed. Their transportation solution has been declared improper to ADR, which is an agreemen on international transportation of dangerous merchandise by road, because they […]

Laboratory Balance : Stay Compliant !

The universe of the laboratory balance is distributed into 3 types : The precision balances for common use. Present in many laboratories, they are also used in the teaching area. The analytical balances renowned for their high precision. They allow to reduced the error margins by presenting results at several decimal places. The micro and semi-microbalances which are the very excellence of the weighing, going […]

Where can you order chemical glassware to teach ?

You wish to order chemical glassware for a school, a high school or a college ? You are looking for a good quality/price ratio ? You are opening a new chemistry class ? You must know, it is not always simple to navigate when it comes to choosing the good products at the right supplier. First of all, we must prepare your material list according […]

Handling hazardous waste: 7 mistakes to avoid

The handling of HIW must be done with care and rigour. Indeed, yellow boxes of all sizes are scattered throughout our laboratories and medical establishments. These are the DASRI collectors. They protect patients and staff from all infectious, chemical, toxic or radioactive risks. It is therefore essential to know how to handle them with care. You certainly use them every day, but are you sure […]

How to extend lithium batteries life in the laboratory

Extending the life of lithium batteries for laboratory instrumentation is crucial. Indeed, many laboratory instruments are equipped with a lithium-based battery. Electronic pipettors, for example, are equipped with them. These batteries are part of your daily life and have many advantages, but they also require a number of precautions to be taken in use, storage and charging. Recharge the lithium battery of your instrument on […]

All about the measurement of sizes units as per the 7 defined by International Units System

Metrology is the science of measurement. This applies to 7 measurement units that guarantee the perfect functioning of exchanges and our daily environment. How would you buy your vegetables if the kilogram did not exist? How would you get around in a car without the meter to know the distance to the next gas station? This science is also particularly useful in industry, where it […]

How to be supported in the accreditation of your laboratory ?

The medical biology laboratory (MBL) or medical analyzes (MAL) is accredited according to the Article 23 of the law of June 17th 2020 and its application texts, when it is accredited for all the staff lines in which the analyzes he performs are linked under conditions defined by the decree of July 16th 2020 defining the framework of accreditation mentioned in Article L. 6221-1 of […]

How can you ensure that your laboratory's calibration certificates are perfectly read ?

Many laboratories outsource the metrology of their equipment because they do not have the skills associated with these processes and in particular those associated with the correct reading of calibration certificates. However, even when outsourced, the metrology process is not simply a matter of receiving a calibration or verification certificate and signing off. Each stakeholder in the laboratory must be able to take ownership of […]

How to improve patient care in your laboratory ?

Improving patient care in the laboratory is a necessity. The long queues of patients lined up in front of the doors of medical analysis laboratories since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic attest to the fact that the laboratory is a key part of the health system and must take care of an increasing number of patients.

Control and storage : How to wash laboratory glassware ?

Why must you absolutely respect the control and storage rules ? Laboratory glassware is considered fully ready for re-use after it has been visually inspected and stored in accordance with procedures. Indeed, machine processing is not the final step and is not sufficient to consider glassware as clean.

Changing tips between two calibrations : suggested protocols

In the course of this pandemic, you are regularly confronted with shortages of cones on your usual brands. The Cofrac requirement has not changed at the moment, the cones used by the laboratories must be those identified in the calibration certificates. However it is, at the moment, sometimes very difficult to comply with this requirement. In this post, we would like to help you by […]

Before machine treatment : How to wash laboratory glassware ?

Washing laboratory glassware is an art! Indeed, it is necessary to juggle between cross-contamination, the lab technicians’ safety and the hygiene rules imposed. This is why LABELIANS is here to help you, so that you no longer have to ask yourself any questions on this subject. We have tried to make this blogpost as simple as possible so that even novices can find their way […]

You know you are a lab tech when…

A lab tech builds up a multitude of rather magical skills in the course of his or her professional career. Sometimes they are very useful in everyday life. What is your superpower?

Get to know Lauren Delan, Commercial director for LABELIANS From January 1992 to December 2008

Among the thirty employees on the logistics platform of Pannes (45), Laurent is a veteran and his long experience has been a valuable asset throughout the history of the group.

Implementing a range of I.H.W.A.D. (Infectious risk healthcare activities) collectors with LABELIANS

Implementing a I.H.W.A.D. range is a challenge. Choosing the right collectors and the accessories for the different departments of a hospital, setting up the equipment, training the teams, the list of challenges is long. Discover how LABELIANS has been a solid partner for the Clermont CHU in a particularly complicated period of the COVID19 pandemic. Implementing a range of I.H.A.W. (infectious risk healthcare waste) collectors […]

Finding the most suitable blood collection tubes for the integration of a new ORTHO CLINICAL DIAGNOSTICS chain : LABIO's experience

LABIO lab project: Finding the most suitable blood collection tubes for the integration of a new ORTHO CLINICAL DIAGNOSTICS chain. The LABIO laboratory was created in 2012 following the merger of two laboratories, the Rotonde site laboratory directed by Dr David SEBAOUN and the TJ BIO laboratory directed by Dr Thierry JACOB. These laboratories belong to a federation of independents and are located in the […]

How to become a laboratory technician ?

If you want to become a laboratory technician, you should know that is a vocation. Would you like to test, analyse and control? Then this is the job for you!

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Musculoskeletal' Problems, a public health issue

Unfortunately, every technicians know what this is about MSP. These famous musculoskeletal’ problems which are disturbing you on a daily basis and which can lead to severe consequences for the technician, but also for the laboratories.

Environmental sustainability in the laboratory world : mission impossible or difficult ?

The ecology topic and environmental protection have gained considerable momentum over the last few years. It is a matter that concerns us all, both in our personal and professional lives. This responsibility towards nature and the ecosystems that surround us is something we feel on a daily basis. The same is true, of course, on our laboratory benches. But in this environment, the subject becomes […]

Micropipette stock in your laboratory : how to manage it well ?

The micropipette is a precision tool for volumetric measurements that must be accurate and reproducible. The stock of micropipettes is therefore a crucial piece of instrumentation for your workbenches. Many factors are essential in the choice of a micropipette: ergonomics the volume range performance: precision and accuracy quality of materials In addition, once your laboratory is equipped, you will need to validate compliance throughout their […]

Know eveything about blood sampling tubes

Among the different colour codes, the order of sampling or the additives used, it is not always easy to find your way around when it comes to using the tube for blood sampling. Whether you are a beginner, want to clear up a doubt or simply remind your team, Laviedulabo.fr wants to simplify your daily life by presenting each of our tubes in their order […]

How to chose the right COPAN swab ?

Swab sampling is a critical phase in the diagnostic process LABELIANS has been working with the COPAN brand since its founding, which has been developing swab sampling solutions for over 40 years. COPAN expertise is recognised in many fields such as clinical diagnostics, industry and genomics (forensic), with a wide range of applications such as : Respiratory, gastrointestinal and skin infection detection Microbial resistance to […]

Building a new medical laboratory layout with LABELIANS bioleader design

Building project of a laboratory layout for a new building to house the future Daux laboratory in Issoire (63), which will replace the previous city centre laboratory. The DAUX laboratory located in Issoire has become a reference in this field over the years. Located in the town centre in fairly narrow premises on different floors, our client realised that it needed to expand its premises […]

Staying fit on the bench with LABELIANS coach

Being healthy and staying fit also depends on the little routines you maintain at work. LABELIANS is now transformed into a sports coach to keep you in top shape in front of your workbenches !

Laboratory layout : a crucial element of lab hygiene

Laboratory layout and hygiene are closely linked. In addition to the unavoidable subject of ventilation and air circulation, electrical energy management and personal protective equipment, you will have to reconcile numerous constraints to ensure the perfect safety of your technicians on their benches. Laboratory layout: go with the flow ! The design of the layout & positioning of each item has a significant impact on […]

How to manage chemical spills in a laboratory ?

No laboratory is immune to the risk of chemical spills or leaks. They come in all types of form: gas, liquid or solid. For your laboratory, it is vital to be able to prevent and limit the consequences of mishandling toxic, flammable, corrosive or reactive products. Whether the leakage is small or widespread, the risk is still maximum. Depending on how the substance was spilled, […]

Method for dynamic temperature characterisation of a crown : technical elements

This blog entry is aimed at providing technical information on the measurement strategy, installation, performance, operation and general framework of the new dynamic temperature characterisation method of a crown developed by LABELIANS smart service metrology laboratory.

Everything you want to know about the COFRAC-certified method for characterising the temperature measurement of centrifuges in the dynamic phase

We have tried to answer most of the questions that arise when we present this method of characterising the temperature measurement of laboratory centrifuges in dynamic phase. Of course, we may not have answered yours. In this case, please do not hesitate to contact us.