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Automated IFA & ELISA Systems
HTZ - leading suppliers of automation for both IFA and ELISA
HTZ manufactures automated systems to perform both IFA and ELISA tests. These tests are performed routinely in hospital immunology departments for the detection and monitoring of autoimmune disease. These tests involve a number of labour intensive pipetting processes including: sample dilution, sample pipetting, washing of test wells, the addition of one or more reagents. Performing large numbers of these tests manually can be tedious and, more significantly, error prone.
The most commonly automated tests include those for ANA (anti-nuclear antibodies), ANCA (Anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies), ENA (extractable nuclear antigens) Cardiolipin, and DNA. These tests are usually performed using reagent kits which are available from a variety of suppliers. The majority of these have already been succesfully automated on the Beeline including those from ImmunoConcepts, Inova, BioSystems, Euroimmun, Medipan, BioDiagnostics and many more.
The Beeline 310 sx (with a capacity of up to 160 samples in the barcode reader module) reads sample and microscope slide barcodes. Processing data including the barcodes is recorded and can be exported to imaging systems such as Image Navigator® from ImmunoConcepts providing a complete "chain of custody" from sample to result.
The Beeline 320sx and Beeline 520sx , the latest models in the range, are designed for higher throughput laboratories. It has a sample capacity of up to 288. With an optional second probe the SX series offer twice the processing speed of the other models and are capable of processing larger batches combined with automated security.
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