Product Specifications

Description

Chemistry analyzer with electrolyte (IMT) and photometric testing capabilities

 

Test Throughput

Up to 1800 tests/hour: 1200 tests/hour photometric, 600 tests/hour IMT

 

Walkaway Time

Up to 5 hours

Sample Handling

 

Validated Sample Types

Serum, plasma, CSF, urine, whole blood (assay-specific)

 

 

Sample Integrity Control

Liquid-level sensing, clot detection, bubble detection, short-sample detection; hemolysis, icterus, and lipemia checks

 

 

Auto-repeat

Automatic repeat testing from the retained prediluted sample or original sample

 

 

Sample Dilution

For photometric tests, samples diluted 1:5 (50 μL sample + 200 μL CH diluent generates up to 15 test results), retained for auto-repeat; automatic dilution from retained prediluted sample when volume is adequate

 

 

Auto-reflex

Testing Will perform additional tests based on results of first test or test combination

 

 

Sample Carryover Prevention

Extensive washing protocols available

 

Predilution Tray

115 dilution cuvettes: five segments of 23 cuvettes

 

Sample Volume per Test

Photometric: 0.4 μL to 5.0 μL (varies by assay)

IMT: 25 μL produces results for sodium (Na+), potassium (K+), and chloride (CL-)

 

Reaction Area

 

Reaction Cuvettes

221 reusable plastic cuvettes: 13 segments with 17 cuvettes each for reaction

 

 

Reaction Temperature

37°C ±0.5°C

 

Reaction Detection

Photometer: 11 fixed wavelengths (340, 410, 451, 478, 505, 545, 571, 596, 658, 694, 805 nm)

 

Light Source

12 V, 50 W halogen lamp supplemented by LED at 340 nm

 

 

Assay Result Calculations

Endpoint (EPA), rate reaction (RRA), 2-point rate (2PA), sample blank correction

 

 

Assay Times

3–10 minutes

 

Assay Technology

Potentiometric, photometric, turbidimetric

 

Reagent Handling

 

Reagent Compartments

Two trays (70 positions each), refrigerated

 

Assays Onboard

67 reagent positions for photometric and 3 IMT (Na, K, Cl) for a total of 70 assays onboard

 

 

Test Capacity Onboard

Up to 100,000 tests can be generated with the use of concentrated reagents

 

 

Reagent Packs

50 mL dual-well reagent containers (2 x 25 mL each); 95–2100 tests per pack

 

 

Reagent Integrity Control

Reagent pack bar-code identification; automatic tracking and notification of inventory, calibration and control validity, onboard stability, low and expired reagents, detection of reagent bubbles

 

 

Onboard Stability

Up to 60 days, assay-dependent

 

 

Reagent Inventory Management

Automatic tracking and notification of remaining tests, onboard stability and expiration, calibration, and storage conditions for each pack and well

 

 

Dispensing System

Two probes with liquid-level sensing

 

 

Bar-code-labeled

Yes

 

Average Reagent Volume

10–100 μL per test, assay-dependent

 

 

Open Channels

Available; configurable to assay specifications

Integrated Multisensor Technology (IMT) for Na+, K+, Cl

Assay Time

18 seconds

 

 

Sample Volume

25 μL produces three results

 

Sample Dilution

1:10

 

Calibration

Automatic calibration

 

Priming

Automatic priming cycle

 

A-LYTE™ Integrated Multisensor Technology Cartridge Use Life

 

Up to 5000 samples or 14 days

 

Calibration/QC

 

Auto-calibration

Automatic assay-specific lot and pack calibration (when connected to Atellica™ Sample Handler)

 

 

Calibration Review

Graphical display of calibration curves from a minimum of 20 different reagent lots and 20 reagent packs for each assay

 

 

Auto-QC

Automatic, user-defined, assay-specific quality control (when connected to Atellica Sample Handler)

 

 

Quality Control

Review Advanced QC package with graphical display of QC in real time, including patient moving averages, Levey-Jennings plots, Westgard rules, RiliBÄK rules; up to 125,000 control results can be stored; archivable to removable media

 

QC/Calibration Material

QC and calibration material is auto-loaded, tracked, and stored in a 60-position covered and refrigerated compartment and automatically deployed to analyzers when QC or calibration is scheduled (when connected to Atellica Sample Handler)

 

Maintenance

 

Daily

Automated: <40 minutes; hands-on: <5 minutes

 

Weekly

Automated: <60 minutes; hands-on: <5 minutes.

Daily maintenance not required when weekly maintenance is performed.

 

 

Monthly

Hands-on: <20 minutes

 

Miscellaneous

Refer to Operator’s Guide for additional periodic maintenance

 

Maintenance Logs

Automated onboard scheduling, notification, and reporting