Beckman Coulter, one of the global leaders in clinical diagnostics, has announced the launch of the DxH 560 AL, a tabletop analyzer which promises to reduce the time and resource constraints faced by small to mid-sized laboratories. With the analyzer’s Auto-Loading functionality, closed tube aspiration and walkaway capabilities, users can continually add up to 50 samples, provide safety against blood-borne pathogens and spend less time on manual instrument tasks. Compactly designed, the DxH 560 AL uses ~30% less counter space than other analyzers in its class.
The DxH 560 AL delivers results in 60 seconds or less, and is the ideal instrument to use with difficult-to-draw patients (infants, oncology and elderly) as it only needs a 17 μL sample – less than a drop of blood, one of the smallest aspiration volumes on the market. The analyzer also provides industry-leading privacy and security features including customizable user login, paperless data management and fully traceable automated timeouts that guards patient electronic personal health information.
“With proven performance and low-cost to operate, the DxH 560 AL includes the analytical strengths and data management capabilities of high-throughput analyzers in a small footprint,” said Peter Soltani, Ph.D., senior vice president and general manager of hematology at Beckman Coulter. “The industry-leading functionality and auto-load capabilities of the DxH 560 AL enables smaller labs to reap the same efficiency and productivity benefits as their larger counterparts without blowing the budget.”
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