cobas® 4800 System 

Engineered for Peace of Mind
Fully automated sample preparation with real-time polymerase chain reaction (PCR) technology for amplification and detection
Best combination of technologies available:
cobas x 480 Instrument
  • Fully automated sample preparation from primary vials
  • Ready-to-use, load-and-go reagents
  • No thawing or mixing required
  • Less than 20-minute set-up for full run of 94 samples
cobas z 480 Analyzer
  • Real-time PCR with digital data capture provides accurate qualitative results with no gray zone
  • Eliminates the need for equivocal sample retesting
  • Advanced results algorithm eliminates the need for manual curve analysis
Features and Benefits
Easy-to-learn and easy-to-use software
  • Intuitive user interface
  • Requires only a few hours training at all levels of laboratory personnel
  • Seamlessly integrates both system components
Streamlines workflow
  • Fully automated sample preparation 
  • High quality nucleic acid extraction technology
  • Robust engineering reduces maintenance and downtime
  • Bi-directional connectivity with an LIS for automated results reporting reduces labor and potential for error
Promotes lab efficiency
  • Processes up to 384 samples a day
  • Efficient for labs with lower throughput requirements
  • Load primary collection tubes and liquid cytology vials directly on the system
  • Minimal input volumes allow multiple tests from the same patient specimen
More Information
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