The WASP Walk-Away Specimen Processor from Copan Diagnostics, Murrieta, Calif, is designed to reduce setup time and maximize throughput by providing a comprehensive system that encompasses all aspects of automated specimen processing, planting and streaking, Gram slide preparation, and enrichment broth inoculation. Designed modularly to extend the life of the system, the WASP processor individualizes sample processing by imitating the workflow performed by lab technicians on a bench. The bench top design prevents instrument contamination, while a built-in image recording verification system and Smart Scan technology ensure accuracy and reliability. For more information, visit Copan Diagnostics.