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Roche Diagnostics, Urisys 2400 analyzer (Urinalysis 2017)

Roche Diagnostics, Urisys 2400 analyzer (Urinalysis 2017)

Urinalysis instrumentation, December 2017

Contact Information

Roche Diagnostics
9115 Hague Road
Indianapolis, IN 46250
317-521-4975


Name of urinalysis instrument Urisys 2400 analyzer
Type of instrument urine chemistry
First year instrument sold in U.S. 2002
No. of units installed in U.S./No. of units installed outside U.S. >150/>800
Intended urine sample volume per day >100
Dimensions (HxWxD)/Weight 28 × 21 × 26 in./187 lbs.
Power requirements 110 VAC
Mean time between failure of instrument >180 days
Events that cause instrument to lock or stop analysis opening front cover
Urine chemistry: (Information in this box is specific to urine chemistry)
• Testing methodology: Specific gravity/Color/Clarity refractometer/test strip/turbidity within an analyzer well, visual detection
• Urine chemistry tests available on instrument bilirubin, glucose, ketone, leukocyte esterase, nitrite, pH, protein, specific gravity, urobilinogen
• Color compensation pad included
• Flagging thresholds customizable
• Test strip configuration cartridge
• Calibration required after each test strip lot No. change yes
• Frequency of customer-performed calibration monthly
• Form of calibration dry
• How results are displayed for urine chemistry semiquantitative
• Reporting format customizable yes
• No. of sample results/Control results that can be held in internal memory 1,000/900
Microscopy/sediment: (Information in this box is specific to microscopy/sediment)
• Microscopy/sediment technology
• Microscopy/sediment analysis parameters
• Instrument eliminates amorphous crystal interference before sample analysis
• How results are displayed for microscopy/sediment
• Reporting format customizable
• No. of sample results/Control results that can be held in internal memory
Reagent shelf-life and storage temperature for unopened containers 2–30°C
Reagent shelf-life and storage temperature for opened containers 14 days, 2–30°C
Reagent barcode-reading capability yes
How often quality control samples are run minimum of daily
Sample throughput per hour/Time to first result 240/—
Analyzer has stat mode yes (minimum sample volume, 1.5 mL)
Sample dilutions required for urinalysis no
Sample dilutions required for body fluid analysis no
Special sample handling required for body fluid analysis no
Minimum width of sample tube/Minimum height of sample tube 13–66 mm/100–115 mm
Conditions or substances that prevent sample from being run preservatives
Means of sample ID entry barcode scan, bidirectional download from host, worklist download from host, manual entry
Built-in liquid-level sensing for samples yes
Information that can be barcode scanned on instrument specimen identifier
How LOINC codes for results are made available website, e-mail query
Software includes reflex testing functionality no
Software includes cross-check functionality no
Instrument automatically generates consolidated report* no
Instrument connections to transfer information data-management system, which connects to LIS/EHR, or directly to LIS/EHR/lab automation system, or via commercial middleware (Data Innovations)
Interface standards supported ASTM 1394-91, ASTM 1238-95
Connection to LIS or EHR to upload patient and QC results direct serial
Information included in transmission from instrument to data-management software specimen ID, result
No. of days of on-site training with purchase 2
No. of days of training at vendor office 3–4
Approximate scheduled maintenance time required 10 min. daily; 15 min. weekly; 10 min. monthly
Instrument list price $49,750
Cost of annual service contract/Length of warranty —/1 year
Provide list of client sites to potential customers on request no (information is confidential)
Clients restricted from sharing their experience with company or software no
Distinguishing instrument features (supplied by company) • adjusts easily to different workloads with continuous rack or batch loading • maintains quality with fully automated wash procedures and QC due to definable control racks • eliminates manual sample mixing and improves efficiency with automatic sample mixing onboard
*chemistry and microscopy results in one report
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