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cobas s 201 system

Powerful and modular NAT screening

Making NAT screening easy

The cobas s 201 system is a complete NAT solution supporting the central needs of blood screening labs, combining the efficiency and reliability of real-time PCR technology with modular automation, ready-to-use reagents and a robust menu selection.

High scalability and impressive flexibility

  • Streamlines lab workflow
  • Real-time PCR allows amplification and detection of RNA and DNA within hours
  • Supports simultaneous multiple assay processing
  • Accommodates integrated backup to maximize lab productivity
  • Flexible, mix-and-match scalability helps NAT labs work more efficiently

Powerful Pooling and Data Management (PDM) Software

  • Provides built-in redundancy, full system audit and data security
  • Supports various pool sizes or individual donation testing
  • Supports simultaneous pool creation to handle multiple assays
  • Provides multiple search and reporting options

Easy sample preparation, large load capacity

  • Automates every step of the RT-PCR-based blood screening process
  • Includes automated pooling using the Hamilton MICROLAB® STAR IVD Pipettor

Result integrity

  • Closed-tube format requires no user interaction after sample loading is completed
  • Reduces the risk of sample contamination
  • Software-guided workflow
  • Sample and reagent ID tracked throughout process

Advanced diagnostic technology for donor screening

The cobas s 201 uniquely addresses the challenges facing your lab in ensuring a safer blood supply. It affords flexibility and scalability, boosts operational efficiency and ensures result integrity.