Among urinalysis products from Roche Diagnostics, a division of F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd., Basle, Switzerland, the Chemstrip 101 Analyzer is the firms smallest, compact analyzer for one-at-a-time test strip evaluation. This product features easy operation, and accommodates approximately 50 tests per hour (a measurement cycle of measurement cycle of 70 seconds).
Flexible software options make the Chemstrip 101 Analyzer suitable for smaller-scale laboratories and physicians' offices seeking a cost-effective way to improve standardization of urinalysis measurement.
The analyzer reads the urine test strips under standardized conditions at three wavelengths, saves the results to memory and outputs them via its own built-in printer and/or serial (RS 232) interface. Up to 100 results can be stored in memory for several print options. In strongly alkaline urine samples, the device automatically corrects the results of the specific gravity test. An optional barcode reader enables easy, reliable patient identification.
PocketChem UA from Thermo Electron Corporation, Waltham, Mass., is the first hand-held urine analyzer on the market. This device is also appropriate for the physician office or small clinic. PocketChem UA is designed for use with ARKRAY Aution Sticks 10TA for urinalysis. It is designed to perform self-calibration on every run, corrects for ambient temperature and urine