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    Passing the test in a hurry

    February 16, 2011 by Jim McMahon

    As one of the largest medical testing laboratories in the United States, ARUP Laboratories is naturally a highly automated facility.
    Headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah, the Associated Regional and University Pathologists, Inc. (ARUP) is home to one of the world’s largest clinical laboratory freezers—operating at -20°C—outfitted with a two-storey AS/RS (automated storage and retrieval system that can hold up to 5,220 stainless- steel storage trays of specimens on indexed shelf locations, with total capacity of over 2.3 million individual specimens.

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