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Clinical Research Associate Job Overview

by Senator Stabenow Clinical Research Associate Job Overview What is a clinical research associate and what do they do? The main function of a clinical research associate is to monitor clinical trials. They work directly with a sponsor company of a clinical trial, as an independent contractor or freelancer. Many times they are employed by a CRA company who contracts their employees out to medical manufacturers. This is similar to a consultant company. Other CRA’s work as freelancers on a case by case basis. A clinical research...

Clinical Chemistry Analyzers

Clinical Chemistry Analyzers Clinical chemistry analysis is one of the most important areas within clinical laboratory analysis. The term clinical chemistry usually refers to determining the concentration or activity of a protein, carbohydrate, lipid, electrolyte, enzyme or small molecule in easily-collected bodily fluids such as blood, serum, plasma or urine. However, it is not necessarily limited to these determinations. The analysis of virtually any biologically-active substance–any place in the body–can loosely be defined as...