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Elisa Reader

Elisa Reader

The Elisa Reader is a state-of-the-art medical device designed to accurately and efficiently measure the results of the Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA) test. With its advanced optical system and precise temperature control, this instrument provides highly accurate and reproducible results for diagnostic and research purposes. The user-friendly interface and automated data analysis software make it easy for healthcare professionals to interpret and report test results quickly. The Elisa Reader is compatible with a wide range of microplates and can handle multiple assays simultaneously, maximizing productivity in the laboratory. This reliable and high-performance device is an essential tool for any medical facility looking to streamline their ELISA testing process.
  • Applications

    • Disease Diagnostics: ELISA readers are extensively used in clinical laboratories for diagnosing diseases by detecting specific antigens or antibodies present in patient samples. For example, ELISA assays can diagnose infectious diseases such as HIV, hepatitis, and Lyme disease, as well as autoimmune diseases like rheumatoid arthritis and lupus.
    • Drug Discovery and Development: In pharmaceutical research, ELISA readers play a vital role in drug discovery and development by screening potential drug candidates for their efficacy and safety. Researchers use ELISA assays to measure the levels of specific proteins, hormones, or biomarkers associated with disease states or drug responses.
    • Allergy Testing: ELISA readers are employed in allergy testing to detect and quantify allergen-specific IgE antibodies in patient serum or plasma samples. This helps clinicians identify allergies to particular foods, environmental allergens, or drugs.
    • Cancer Biomarker Detection: ELISA readers assist in cancer research and diagnostics by detecting cancer-specific biomarkers, such as tumor-associated antigens or circulating tumor cells, in patient samples. These biomarkers can aid in cancer diagnosis, prognosis, and monitoring of treatment response.
    • Immunology Research: ELISA readers are widely used in immunology research to quantify cytokines, chemokines, and other immune-related molecules in biological samples. This helps researchers understand immune responses in various conditions such as infections, autoimmune diseases, and cancer.
    • Food and Environmental Testing: ELISA readers are employed in food safety and environmental monitoring to detect contaminants, toxins, or allergens in food products, water, soil, and air samples. For instance, ELISA assays can detect foodborne pathogens, pesticide residues, and environmental pollutants.
    • Quality Control in Bioprocessing: In biotechnology and biopharmaceutical industries, ELISA readers are utilized for quality control during the production of therapeutic proteins, vaccines, and other biologics. ELISA assays help ensure the purity, potency, and consistency of biopharmaceutical products.
    • Veterinary Diagnostics: ELISA readers are utilized in veterinary medicine for diagnosing infectious diseases in animals, monitoring livestock health, and screening for veterinary drugs or toxins in food products.
    • Research in Neuroscience: In neuroscience research, ELISA readers are used to quantify neurotransmitters, hormones, and other molecules involved in brain function and neurological disorders. This aids in understanding neurochemical processes and developing treatments for conditions like Alzheimer's disease and Parkinson's disease.
    • Environmental Monitoring: ELISA readers play a role in environmental science by detecting pollutants, toxins, and pathogens in environmental samples. This helps assess environmental health, monitor pollution levels, and protect ecosystems and public health.
  • TECHNICAL DETAILS

    Dispenser

    Type 4 independent precision pumps
    Volume Range 10-2000 µL
    Precision <2% CV at 100 µL
    Accuracy <5% at 100 µL
    Reagent support Any bottle or vial type can be attached

     

    Washer

    Manifold configuration

    Autoclavable 8-way manifold with 2 parallel needles

    Dispense volume 25-1000 µL
    Wash modes Standard, Overflow, Soak, Two-Point, Sweep
    Wash buffer capacity 3 x 1 L bottles for different wash solutions
    Waste liquid container 2 L bottle

     

    Incubator

    Temperature range From ambient +4° C to 55° C
    Temperature stability ±1° C across plate at 37° C
    Incubation time Programmable
    Temperature monitoring Yes

     

    Shaker

    Shaking Independent linear motion 5-20 Hz

     

    Reader

    Dynamic range 0-3.0 OD at 450 nm
    Spectral range 400-690 nm
    Preinstalled filters 405, 450, 492, 620 nm
    Total filter slots 8
    Reading channels

    8 independent photometric channels plus reference channel

    Mono- and bichromatic reading
    Precision

    <1.5% CV (0.01-0.5 OD)

    <1% CV (0.5-2.0 OD)

    <1.5% CV (2.0-3.0 OD)
    Accuracy

    ±0.01 OD or 2.5% (whichever is greater)

     

    Software

    Software  
    • Crocodile Control Software for protocol creation and running
    • Optional: LightCompass for data analysis, easy automation and compliance with CFR 21 part 11

     

    General specifications

    Sample format 1 x 96-well microplate (ANSI SLAS)
    Power supply Desktop power supply and power cord. Input 110-240 V AC, output 24 V/3.3 A DC
    Dimensions (W x D x H) 263 x 626 x 258 mm
    Weight 14.8 kg
    Interface USB
    Operating temperature 10-35° C
    Humidity Up to 75% (non condensing)

     

     

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