VIDAS / miniVIDAS: Healthcare


VIDAS® and miniVIDAS® instruments are multiparametric immunoassay systems designed to help provide better care and the most accurate laboratory results.   
Save time with stat results, close patient cases and free up beds quicker. Save resources by eliminating unnecessary diagnostic tests. Identify and treat patients quickly. Initiate the targeted treatment.
Take control with on-site immunoassay testing capabilities from bioMérieux's Physician’s Office Laboratory suite. VIDAS and miniVIDAS deliver faster more accurate results and profits to your bottom line. In a time where HMOs, capitation and Medicare/Medicaid are constantly chipping away at physicians' businesses, you can now regain control of your patient and financial outcomes, while adding a profit center.




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Features and Benefits

VIDAS is an automated, multiparametric immunoassay testing system. This uniquely designed testing device stores the calibration in the analyzer's memory, thus optimizing the cost-per-patient result. Plus, with its ready-to-use reagents, minimum maintenance, ease of use and uni/bi-directional interface, labor cost is also optimized. Automation and kinetic assay reactions yield rapid turnaround time.
The VIDAS® system allows for a flexible work routine with:
  • a sectioned architecture (5 sections of 6 tests each)
  • an add-on modular system
  • more efficient workflow
  • batch testing (up to 100 tests/2 hr.)
  • single sample testing
  • STAT capability
  • multiparametric testing
    • All VIDAS assays are single-dose format assays
    • Everything included in one kit
    • No reagent preparation – just load and go 
Easy to Use:
  • Always ready with no startup and minimal maintenance
  • Ready-to-use reagents – just load and go
Cost Effective:
  • Single test reaction strip
  • Batch or multiple assay testing
  • Reliable system with MTBF* > 1,000 days
*Mean Time Between Failure
miniVIDAS® is a compact version of the VIDAS® system with a built-in computer, keyboard and printer. Two independent sections each accept six tests and can process up to 12 samples simultaneously.
These automated immunoassay tests are reliable and economic. It uses ELFA (Enzyme Linked Fluorescent Assay) technology, has no carryover risks, requires a one-point recalibration once every 14 or 28 days depending on the assay and optimizes the cost per patient for batch or single sample testing. In addition, the menu of available assays is constantly growing. 

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