Siemens has received CE Mark approval to sell its CLINITEK Novus™ Automated Urine Chemistry Analyzer1 – the latest urine chemistry analyzer in the company’s portfolio for the central laboratory. The CLINITEK Novus analyzer, available in many countries including Japan, combines proven dry-pad urine chemistry technology with an easy-to-use cassette test format, helping laboratories deliver reliable, trusted test results while improving productivity.
The key role of urinalysis
Urinalysis plays a key role in the central lab setting as a non-invasive and cost effective way to detect early kidney disease, urinary tract infections, diabetes, and liver dysfunction. Since urinalysis samples come from a variety of collection sites (nursing homes, out-patient clinics, emergency departments) at all times of the day and night, laboratorians need a simple solution to manage high volumes while delivering consistent, reliable results. “In working and listening to our customers, we know that they want instruments that are easy to use, offer high throughput and plenty of walk-away time capability,” said David Stein, PhD, CEO, Point of Care Business Unit, Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics. “When developing the CLINITEK Novus analyzer*, we incorporated features that build upon Siemens proven track record in urinalysis and directly address the needs of our customers to enhance productivity and efficiency.”
How does it work
Offering a full spectrum of tests and a throughput of up to 240 samples per hour, the CLINITEK Novus analyzer* streamlines workflow, simplifies routine analysis and STAT testing, and delivers consistent, high-quality results, even during peak periods. A digital imaging measurement system is utilized, and new ergonomic features such as the tiltable, color-touch screen and intuitive user interface, customized menu options, simplified, cassette-based test handling, and automatic entry of cassette lot number and expiration date enhance ease of use. All CLINITEK® analyzers from Siemens employ the same proven testing technology, regardless of test format. This helps ensure confidence in test results in every setting, from point-of-care locations to high-volume automated laboratories.
Not available for sale in the U.S. Future availability in the U.S. cannot be guaranteed. Not all product offerings are available in all countries.