New lab system performs up to 440 tests per hour
October 3, 2018
OAKVILLE, Ont. – Siemens Healthineers is pleased to announce the availability of its Atellica Solution in Canada, providing flexible, scalable, automation-ready immunoassay and chemistry analyzers. The Atellica Solution provides laboratory diagnostics professionals control and simplicity so they can spend more time driving outcomes and less time on operations.
“The launch of the game-changing Atellica Solution revolutionizes sample management and provides customers with unprecedented flexibility to future-proof their labs,” said Martin Gendron, Atellica solution and immunology business manager, Siemens Healthineers. “The Atellica Solution was developed through extensive market research with laboratory professionals around the world. The result is a ground-breaking solution that provides simplified workflow, tighter control, and more time to focus on driving better business and clinical outcomes.”
The Atellica Solution is comprised of sample management, as well as immunoassay and chemistry analyzers, and is an excellent fit for mid-and high-volume labs. It delivers unprecedented flexibility to adapt to changing testing needs and space constraints.
The solution can combine up to 10 components into more than 300 customizable configurations – including linear, L and U shapes. It can operate as a stand-alone system or connect to Aptio Automation to provide a comprehensive, multidisciplinary testing solution that could include clinical chemistry, immunoassay, hemostasis, hematology, and plasma protein analyzers.
Further, with an immunoassay analyzer that runs up to 440 tests per hour, the Atellica Solution delivers industry-leading productivity per square meter.
One key feature is the Atellica Magline Transport, the patented bi-directional, magnetic transport technology that is 10 times faster than conventional sample conveyors, and provides innovative and unique sample management capabilities. The transport technology, together with a multi-camera vision system, intelligent sample routing, and automatic quality control (QC) and calibration, give laboratories independent control over every individual sample – from routine to STAT – to deliver rapid, high quality patient results to clinicians.
The Atellica Solution simplifies laboratory operations through intelligent sample management. It can process more than 30 different sample container types, including pediatric and tube-top sample cups that can be aspirated from the primary tube.
Further, by using the same reagents and consumables across different analyzer configurations, laboratories can streamline inventory and deliver consistent patient results no matter where patients are tested.
Powering the Atellica Solution is a comprehensive menu of 158 assays, including 10-minute turnaround times for key cardiac, reproductive and thyroid tests, with 50 more assays in the pipeline. The immunoassay analyzer features a patent-pending dual incubation ring design, temperature and humidity controls of the reaction environment, powerful magnets for relevant particle separation and robust washing protocols—all of which enable delivery of rapid, high precision results.
The Atellica Solution is engineered for reliability, offering remote-access monitoring, selfrecovery and many service innovations designed to maximize uptime.
It is a strategic goal of Siemens Healthineers to support healthcare providers worldwide to meet their challenges and excel in their respective environments. With offerings such as the Atellica Solution, Siemens Healthineers helps lab professionals simplify their operations so they can focus on driving better business and clinical outcomes.