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Educational and training videos

Thank you for visiting Copan's Educational Center. Below you will find videos on a wealth of topics related to clinical microbiology. If you are having trouble viewing any of these videos, please check with your IT provider to ensure that your firewall restrictions do not restrict you from viewing videos streamed through VIMEO. If you still cannot view the videos please contact us at info@copanitalia.com, and we will be happy to assist you.

 

Nasopharyngeal Sample Collection: Part 1 - Introduction

Dr. Aleta Bonner of Dell Children's Hospital in Austin, TX introduces and demonstrates nasopharyngeal specimen collection using Copan's FLOQSwab™.

Video Runtime: 7:30

 

Nasopharyngeal Sample Collection: Part 2 -
Patient Sampling

Dr. Aleta Bonner demonstrates nasopharyngeal specimen collection with 5 different patients of various ages.

Video Runtime: 10:28

 

SWAB: Collecting a Nasopharyngeal Swab Clinical Specimen

A video by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Center for Disease Control demonstrates the proper collection of a nasopharyngeal swab clinical specimen for Bordetella pertussis testing.

Video Runtime: 4:12

 

ASPIRATE: Collecting a Nasopharyngeal Aspirate Clinical Specimen

A video by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Center for Disease Control demonstrates the proper collection of a nasopharyngeal aspirate clinical specimen for Bordetella pertussis testing.

Video Runtime: 4:12

 

Collection of Nasopharyngeal Specimens
with the Swab Technique

Courtesy of Francisco M. Marty, M.D., Brigham
and Women's Hospital.

Video Runtime: 0:40

 

Nasopharyngeal Sample Collection in Infants,
Adults and Seniors

Dr. Kevin Fonseca, Clinical Virologist at the Provincial Laboratory for Public Health in Calgary, Alberta, Canada presents an overview of the appropriate swabs and transport medium, as well as patient information to be collected when taking a nasopharyngeal sample. Also illustrated is the collection of a nasopharyngeal sample in a child, an adult, and a senior citizen.

Video Runtime: 13:15

 

WASPLab™

COPAN's WASP®: Walk Away Specimen Processor is taking automation in Microbiology beyond just planting and streaking with its newest innovations and evolution into WASPLab™. WASPLab™ is a barcode driven and conveyor connected specimen processing system which utilizes robotic plate management to automate specimen workup in Microbiology.

Video Runtime: 8:47

 

Dr. Geert Vanheule discusses the use of WASP®

Dr. Geert Vanheule, Clinical Biologist, Department Microbiology AML (Algemeen Medisch Labo, General Medical Laboratory) Antwerp, Belgium discusses the use of WASP® in his laboratory and the benefits he has experienced since its installation.

Video Runtime: 7:34

WASP® User Discussion

Since its recent entrance in the field of automated specimen processing, Copan's WASP® has been rapidly gaining ground, providing customers with a robust alternative for everyday challenges of specimen processing in the Microbiology laboratory in a time of increasing workloads and diminishing resources.

Users discuss their experiences with WASP® and how it has benefited their individual laboratories.

Video Runtime: 9:28

 

Dr. Laudat discusses the use of WASP®

Dr. Patrice Laudat, Head of Microbiology at Laboratoire Arnaud in Tours, France discusses the use of WASP® in his laboratory and the benefits he has experienced since its installation. Using WASP®, Dr. Laudat has seen an increase in productivity, more consistent results, high reproducibility, quantitative analysis and increased traceability which helps to achieve accreditation in laboratories.

Video Runtime: 9:44

 

Q & A session with lab techs in France using WASP®

Question and answer session with laboratory technicians using WASP at Laboratoire Arnaud in Tours, France.

Video Runtime: 6:17

 

Copan's WASP®: Solving Big Problems In Today's Lab

WASP® is designed to mimic the best technologist and to bring a high standard of consistent, reliable and accurate specimen planting and streaking for today's busy labs.

Video Runtime: 4:39

 

WASP® Case Study

Dr. Michael Jacobs, Medical Director and Kathy Roman, Manager of the Microbiology Laboratory at University Hospitals Case Medical Center discuss the decision the bring the WASP® into their laboratory, the process of LIS integration and the benefits experienced by their lab since bringing the WASP® on board.

Video Runtime: 8:47

 

Le WASP®

Dr. Lenys of Biogroup presents, in French, how the WASP® is routinely used in his laboratory in Colmar, France

Kind Courtesy of Siemens France.

Vidéo en Français,
Video Runtime: 5:59

 

WASP: Walk Away Specimen Processor

An educational video on automated specimen processing. Shows the growing need for automation of planting and streaking in microbiology laboratories, and explains the features and capabilities of Copan Diagnostics' WASP.

Video Runtime: 9:00

 

Comparative Demonstration of a Nasopharyngeal Sample Collection Using an Aspirate and a Nasopharyngeal Flocked Swab

Demostración Comparativa de la Técnica de Aspirado Nasofaringeo y de la Técnica de Hisopado Nasofaringeoen Pacientes Pediátricos en el Hospital Civil de Guadalajara "Fray Antonio Alcalde"

Video Disponible Solamente en Español,
Video Runtime: 15:09

 

Demonstration of Nasopharyngeal Sample Collection

Demostración de la Técnica Correcta para Obtener una Muestra Adecuada para Detección de Virus Respiratorios Utilizando los Hisopos FLOQSwab™
(Video Disponible Solamente en Español)

Video Disponible Solamente en Español,
Video Runtime: 7:45

 

Collection Swabs: How to obtain the best of the most important tool in clinical microbiology?

Dr. Suzane Silbert presents, in Portuguese, the subject "Collection Swabs: How to obtain the best of the most important tool in clinical microbiology?"

Vídeo disponível apenas em Português,
Video Runtime: 9:00

 

Nasopharyngeal Sample Collection - Animation

An animated guide for proper Nasopharyngeal sample collection using Copan's FLOQSwab™ & UTM™ (Universal Transport Medium)

 

Respiratory Diagnostics Sample Collection - Training Video

Presented by: Professor Nicola Principi, Director & Professor Susanna Esposito, Associate Pediatrician at the De Marchi Pediatric Clinic, University of Milan, Italy

Training Video Available Only in Italian,
Video Runtime: 16:40

 

KMC & MDL Case Study 2007

A CASE STUDY: Pediatric Respiratory Infectious Disease Analysis: UTM™-RT versus Flocked Swab Nasal Collections in conjuction with Kern Medical Center, Bakersfield, CA and Medical Diagnostic Laboratories, LLC, Hamilton, NJ

Video Runtime: 23:18

 

Copan Eswab™ How to Use Training Video

This video demonstrates the proper use of Copan's Eswab™ collection system. Eswab™ consists of a sterile peel pouch containing a Nylon Flocked Swab, with molded breakpoint marked with pink line, and one Screw-cap tube with 1 ml of modified Liquid Amies Transport medium.

Video Runtime: 2:15

 

Anterior Nares Specimen Collection

Brief instruction on proper collection & transport of Anterior Nares specimen.

Video Runtime: 2:38

 

Collection of Nasopharyngeal Aspirates

A brief presentation on the proper collection of Nasopharyngeal Aspirates presented by the University of Maryland Medical Center.