RARITAN, N.J., July 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ortho Clinical Diagnostics (OCD) today announced the launch of the VITROS® 4600 Chemistry System, a state-of-the-art analyzer that delivers high-quality, reliable test results for mid- to high-volume laboratories using the same core technologies that drive reliability and efficiency throughout OCD's portfolio of products. The new analyzer completes the VITROS® x600 Family of Systems, which includes the VITROS® 5600 Integrated System and the VITROS® 3600 Immunodiagnostic System. This portfolio of integrated instruments and broad, world-class menu of assays enable laboratories to deliver diagnostic results that help raise the standard of patient care in their institutions and networks.
“In developing the VITROS® 4600 System, we stayed true to the value that our customers expect from OCD’s family of analyzers,” stated Holly Hillberg, Vice President, Research & Development. “The VITROS® Family of Systems provides sophisticated information management and interpretation tools that help reduce the potential for human error, improve operational efficiencies and ultimately help optimize patient care decisions.”
The VITROS® 4600 System is built on the same core VITROS® technologies that provide configurable, expandable automation solutions to streamline and standardize laboratory workflow while enhancing throughput. The proprietary technologies that drive this reliability and efficiency include:
- MicroSlide Technology - allows for system operation independent of water supply and drainage and delivers high-quality results with 95 percent reportable result efficiency, minimizing operator interventions and maximizing ease of use.
- MicroTip Technology - provides special chemistry menu offerings
and user-defined assays in a format that is cost-effective and easy
to implement with a low r