HOW SENSITIVE IS YOUR MICROPLATE READER? In principle, any instrument that shows a change of reading for any change, has sensitivity or is sensitive. In order to provide a meaning to such an observation, instrument measurements are typically defined in units and the instrument sensitivity has been defined as the smallest amount of change that can be detected by a measurement. But, even expressed in this way, the term is still rather loose in its significance. So, from a scientific point of view, how can we distinguish between sensitive and less sensitive microplate readers? Neque libero viverra lorem, ac tristique orci augue eu metus. Aenean elementum nisi vitae justo adipiscing gravida sit amet et risus. Suspendisse dapibus elementum quam, vel semper mi tempus ac.