cobas s 201 system

The first multi-dye NAT screening system

cobas s 201 system
Protect patients from infectious diseases with modular NAT screening

The cobas s 201 system is a complete nucleic acid testing (NAT) solution that supports the central needs of blood screening laboratories with assays covering HIV, HCV, HBV, HAV, parvovirus B19 and West Nile virus.

Combining real-time PCR technology and modular automation, the cobas s 201 system minimizes hands-on time across the entire testing process, while multi-dye technology makes confirmatory testing obsolete.

A modular design that allows expansion with ready to use reagents, integrated back-up capabilities, and built-in contamination control to meet increased testing demands.

cobas s 201 system

High scalability and impressive flexibility

 

  • Streamlines lab workflow
  • Real-time PCR allows amplification and detection of RNA and DNA within hours
  • Supports simultaneous multiple assay processing
  • Accommodates integrated backup to maximize lab productivity
  • Flexible, mix-and-match scalability helps NAT labs work more efficiently

 

Powerful pooling and data management (PDM) software

 

  • Provides built-in redundancy, full system audit and data security
  • Supports various pool sizes or individual donation testing
  • Supports simultaneous pool creation to handle multiple assays
  • Provides multiple search and reporting options

 

Easy sample preparation, large load capacity

 

  • Automates every step of the RT-PCR-based blood screening process
  • Includes automated pooling using the Hamilton MICROLAB® STAR IVD Pipettor

 

Result integrity

 

  • Closed-tube format requires no user interaction after sample loading is completed
  • Reduces the risk of sample contamination
  • Software-guided workflow
  • Sample and reagent ID tracked throughout process

 

Advanced diagnostic technology for donor screening

 

The cobas s 201 system uniquely addresses the challenges facing your lab in ensuring a safer blood supply. It affords flexibility and scalability, boosts operational efficiency and ensures result integrity.

Registration status

IVD

Package inserts

Access package inserts through your country’s Roche Diagnostics Website.