Piccolo Xpress® by Abaxis

Manufacturer Abaxis
4.3
/
5.0
  |  4 reviews
The Piccolo Xpress is a portable blood analysis system for use in any human patient-care setting to provide clinicians rapid blood constituent measurements from 0.1cc of whole blood, serum or plasma. The Piccolo menu features 31 blood chemistry tests that range from liver, kidney and metabolic functions to lipids, electrolytes and other specialty analytes. These 31 tests are conveniently configured into 16 completely self-contained reagent discs, 11 of which are CLIA waived.With the Piccolo’s 1... Read more


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Piccolo Xpress®

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Average Rating: 4.3
4 Scientists have reviewed this product

5 out of 5
Ease of use
5 out of 5
After sales service
4 out of 5
Value for money


  • Status:

    Reviewer
  • Member since: 2013

  • Organization: Universidade Federal do Estado do Rio de Janeiro



  • Ease of use
    4 out of 5
    After sales service
    4 out of 5
    Value for money
    4 out of 5
Good number of panels.
Rating: 4.0

  • Application Area: Sportomics

"Easy to handle and good results Good number of panels."

Review date: 17 Dec 2018 | Piccolo Xpress®
  • Status:

    Reviewer

  • Member since: 2016

  • Organization: Altus Baytown hospital



  • Ease of use
    5 out of 5
    After sales service
    5 out of 5
    Value for money
    5 out of 5
We are happy with this product and its ease of use. We are also happy with the after sales care.
Rating: 5.0

  • Application Area:Analyze metabolytes in blood samples

"Some products are difficult to use and the after care is sometime cumbersome waiting on the phone all day. We are happy with this product and its ease of use. We are also happy with the after sales care. "

Review date: 16 Feb 2016 | Piccolo Xpress®
  • Status:

    Reviewer

  • Member since: 2014

  • Organization: Internal medicine clinic



  • Ease of use
    5 out of 5
    After sales service
    5 out of 5
    Value for money
    3 out of 5
Rating: 4.3

  • Application Area:chemistry anaylzer

"Occasional difficulty with accuracy of results, generally related to bad rotors. Rotors are expensive given declining reimbursement for POC lab."

Review date: 29 Jul 2015 | Piccolo Xpress®

Manufacturer's Response

Thank you for your review, we pride ourselves on our accuracy, which has been proven to be 98.6%, correlated against the Hitachi. Please find reference articles here and here (section B-234). If you are having issues with accuracy, we recommend following the sample handling and testing protocols, or calling our tech support at 800-822-2947.
  • Status:

    Reviewer

  • Member since: 2013

  • Organization: Universidade Federal do Estado do Rio de Janeiro



  • Ease of use
    4 out of 5
    After sales service
    4 out of 5
    Value for money
    4 out of 5
Rating: 4.0

  • Application Area:Sportomics

"This equipment is a good tool for who wants evaluate a range of blood parameters and needs the results in short period (~12 minutes). You can use a variety of samples depending from the withdraw method. It is very easy to transport the equipment to the field of the experiment without negative consequences in the operation system. And the support after sale worked well when we requested."

Review date: 22 Apr 2014 | Piccolo Xpress®
The Piccolo Xpress is a portable blood analysis system for use in any human patient-care setting to provide clinicians rapid blood constituent measurements from 0.1cc of whole blood, serum or plasma.

The Piccolo menu features 31 blood chemistry tests that range from liver, kidney and metabolic functions to lipids, electrolytes and other specialty analytes. These 31 tests are conveniently configured into 16 completely self-contained reagent discs, 11 of which are CLIA waived.

With the Piccolo’s 12-minute test time, healthcare providers can diagnose and treat within the span of a single office visit, thereby increasing the efficiency of care, reducing costs, improving patient management and boosting revenues.


Features:

  • Self-contained reagent discs deliver complete results in real time
  • Very small sample size – only 100 microliters of whole blood, serum or plasma
  • Comprehensive clinical chemistry results within 12 minutes in a single use disc
  • 31 tests on 16 complete lab-accurate panels, 11 of which are CLIA waived
  • Barcoded discs self-calibrate with every run and minimize data input errors
  • Built in Intelligent Quality Control eliminates the need for daily external QC
  • iQC™ system provides continuous quality control checks on every run to eliminate the potential for erroneous results
  • Small footprint occupies very little counter space
  • 5 bi-directional USB ports for easy connectivity to EMR/LIS or peripherals

Applications:

  • Lab-accurate liver, kidney, metabolic and lipid function testing
  • Accurate on-site information for Hypertension, Hyperlipidemia, Diabetes, Obesity, Pancreatitis and more
  • Monitor the effects of prescribed medications, everything from statins to diabetes therapy
  • Manage complex metabolic, kidney, liver, cardiovascular and abdominal disorders
  • Tests include ALB, ALP, ALT, AMY, AST, BUN, Ca, CK, Cl-, CRE, GGT, GLU, K+, Na+, PHOS, TBIL, tCO2, TP, UA, CHOL, CHOL/HDL*, HDL, LDL*, nHDLc*, TRIG, VLDL, CRP, DBIL, CAC, LDH, Mg (* is a Calculated value)

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Piccolo Xpress®

Manufacturer Abaxis

4.3 / 5.0 | 4 reviews