VIDAS® 3

Compact immunoanalyzer with full traceability and automation

VIDAS 3 is a fully automated benchtop immunoassay system based on the proven enzyme-linked fluorescent assay (ELFA) technology, for high quality on-demand test results.

  • Specialty menu available in single-test ready-to-use format
  • Bidirectional connectivity to internal and external networks
  • Robust system: MTBF > 370 days

VIDAS 3 is the new-generation VIDAS analyzer, a brand trusted around the world in immunoassay testing for over two decades. Designed with your lab’s specific needs and workflow in mind, it is equipped with increased automation, traceability and connectivity for greater productivity. VIDAS 3 helps you provide precise and accountable test results for the benefit of clinicians and their patients.

Test Security

  • Reduced hands on time from the sample to the result
  • Fully automated pipetor action with single-use, disposable tips to avoid contamination and sample to sample carry-over
  • Automated calibration and on-board dilution
  • Scanning of sample and reagent barcodes upon test loading for complete traceability of all test components
  • Integrated quality control management​

Lab Productivity

  • Facilitated lab workflow with a simple answer to complex needs
  • Calibration every 14 or 28 days, depending on the parameter
  • Bi-directional LIS connectivity
  • Minimal maintenance allowing operators to concentrate on higher-level tasks
  • Remote access via screen-sharing

Continual Access

  • Immediate start, no waiting
  • Temperature-controlled loading bay
  • 3 separate racks each containing 3 configurable segments can hold a total of 27 samples, diluents and calibrators
  • 4 independent compartments can each run 3 tests
  • Up to 36 tests per hour
  • Specific management of emergency tests​

Fast Adoption

  • Intuitive touchscreen interface
  • Streamlined test loading, ensuring standardization within your lab
  • Minimal training necessary before starting routine operations

 

 

Specialized Test Menu

  • Specialty menu in single-test format for the diagnosis of sepsis, infectious diseases, and pregnancy
  • On-demand testing: 1 patient, 1 test, 1 result
  • Ready-to-use reagents
  • All components needed for the test included in the kit: only 1 order reference per test
  • Rapid results: from 17 to 90 minutes

Instrument Overview

Technical Specifications

Weight 143 lbs (65 kg)
Voltage 100-240 VAC
Electrical consumption 1.2 - 3 A
Frequency 50-60 Hz
Power 280 VA maximum
Heat emission approximately 921 BTU/hr
Maximum altitude 2,500 m
Humidity Relative humidity : 20 to 80% (RH non-condensing)
Noise Standby mode: 55dB (A)
During Analysis : 64.5 dB(A)

Instrument Dimensions

 

Pre-Analytical Unit

  

  • Fully automated pippetor with single-use, disposable tips to avoid contamination
  • 3 configurable racks to load up to 27 patient samples, controls, calibrators and diluents
  • Disposables rack for tips and dilution cups

Analytical Unit

  • 4 sections to allow continual access

Software

  • Easy to use software program for guided instrument operation, reporting and troubleshooting
  • Quality Control module included

 

Please contact your local bioMérieux representative for more information.

Select Assays

VIDAS® B•R•A•H•M•S PCT™  VIDAS® D-DIMER EXCLUSION™ II VIDAS® LYME IgG II & VIDAS® LYME IgM II VIDAS®
C. difficile Panel

VIDAS 3 Complete Menu of Assays

>> Download the VIDAS 3 Assay Reference Sheet

ASSAY NAME

PRODUCT NUMBER

REPORTABLE RANGE

COMPATIBILITY*

CPT CODE (MODIFIER)

Critical and Emergency Care

VIDAS B•R•A•H•M•S PCT (Procalcitonin)

30450-01

0.05-200 ng/ml

1

84145

VIDAS D-DIMER EXCLUSION II

30455-01

45-10,000 ng/ml

N/A

85379 

Infectious Diseases

VIDAS SARS-COV-2 IgM

423833-01

Qualitative

8

86769

VIDAS SARS-COV-2 IgG

423834-01

Qualitative

8

86769

VIDAS Measles IgG

30219

Qualitative

2

86765

VIDAS Mumps IgG

30218

Qualitative

2

86735

VIDAS Rubella IgG

30226

0-250 IU/ml

3

86762

VIDAS Varicella IgG

30217 

Qualitative

2

86787

VIDAS Lyme IgG

417401

Qualitative

8

86618 (QW)

VIDAS Lyme IgM

416436

Qualitative

8

86618 (QW)

VIDAS C. difficile Toxin A&B (CDAB)

30118-01

Qualitative

N/A

87324

VIDAS C. difficile GDH

30125-01

Qualitative

N/A

87449 (QW)

VIDAS H. pylori

30192-01

Qualitative

3

86677

VIDAS Toxo IgG

30210-01

0-300 IU/ml

3

86777

VIDAS Toxo IgM

30202-01

Qualitative

3

86778

VIDAS CMV IgG

30204-01

0-400 AU/ml

3

86644

VIDAS CMV IgM

30205-01

Qualitative

N/A

86645

Reproductive Hormones

VIDAS HCG

30405-01

2-1500 mlU/ml

5

84702

*Matching numbers indicate VIDAS assays that can be run using the same protocol on the VIDAS instrument.

SARS-CoV-2 EUA Claims

  • These tests have not been FDA cleared or approved but have been authorized for emergency use by FDA under an EUA for use by authorized laboratories;
  • These tests have been authorized only for detecting IgG and IgM antibodies against SARS-CoV-2, not for any other viruses or pathogens; and
  • The emergency use of these tests is only authorized for the duration of the declaration that circumstances exist justifying the authorization of emergency use of in vitro diagnostics for detection and/or diagnosis of COVID-19 under Section 564(b)(1) of the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act, 21 U.S.C. § 360bbb-3(b)(1), unless the declaration is terminated or authorization is revoked sooner.

VIDAS 3 Instrument Services

  • An extensive network of skilled Systems Engineers and Application Specialists for on-site instrument maintenance
  • Remote support services via screen-sharing for immediate solutions

Certification Support and Integrated Quality Control

  • VIDAS validation package for your instrument and methodology
  • Support in obtaining ISO 15189 certification

Training

  • On-site and off-site training sessions
  • E-learning courses
  • A wide offer to continually develop your lab’s skills and expertise
  • Access to comprehensive online learning modules through www.biomerieuxuniversity.com

Technical Documents and Resources

  • To have access to more resources and strengthen your expertise, visit the tech library at www.mybiomerieux.com

 

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