cobas h 232 POC system

Enabling on-the-spot diagnosis and management of patients presenting with signs and symptoms of cardiovascular disease

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  • Operator ID entry and lockout to ensure use by authorised staff 
  • Patient and user ID to ensure correct documentation of test results
  • Quality control lockout


Control and traceability


  • Enhanced connectivity through wireless technology and a unique QR code feature can minimise errors, increased safety and a streamlined workflow
  • Connection to the cobas® POC IT solution allows extension of the testing network and ensures control of operators and quality assurance from the central laboratory 
  • Automatic recertification of operators through cobas academy to ensure use by trained operators only


cobas h 232 system

The cobas h 232 POC system allows rapid and easy determination of Troponin T, NT-proBNP, D-Dimer, CK-MB and Myoglobin in different settings, like ambulances, general practitioner offices and emergency rooms.

Test Measuring range Time to result Clinical utility
40 –  2,000 ng/L
12 min
Identification of patients with suspected acute myocardial infarction at high risk of mortality4
60 –  9,000 pg/mL
12 min
Aid in diagnosis of patients with suspected heart failure, in monitoring of patients with compensated left ventricular dysfunction and in risk of stratification of patients with acute coronary syndromes5
1.0 – 40 ng/mL
12 min
Support the diagnosis of acute coronary syndrome and myocardial infarction, assessment of re-infarction1
0.1 - 4.0 µg/mL
8 min Exclusion of deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism2
30 – 700 ng/mL
8 min Early marker of myocardial damage to assist diagnosis of acute coronary syndrome and myocardial infarction3

Fast triaging of patients with suspected acute myocardial infarction in pre-hospital care and emergency room4,8

A test result Roche CARDIAC POC Troponin T ≥ 50ng/L allows identification of patients at high risk of mortality and helps ensure a fast triage to coronary intensive care unit or cath lab.

Roche NT-proBNP provides additional and objective results to aid in diagnosis and management of heart failure in primary care5,9,10



  1. Roche CARDIAC CK-MB-Method Sheet-package insert 
  2. Roche CARDIAC D-Dimer-Method Sheet-package insert 
  3. Roche CARDIAC M-Method Sheet-package insert 
  4. Roche CARDIAC POC Troponin T- Method Sheet-package insert 
  5. Roche CARDIAC proBNP +Method Sheet-package insert
  6. Roche (2016). cobas h 232 POC system Operator’s Manual, Version 6.0.
  7. Bertsch, T. et al. (2010). Clin Lab., 56(1-2), 37-49.
  8. Stengaard C.  et al (2013). Am. J. Cardiol.  2013; 112:1361-6.
  9. Ponikowski, P. et al. (2016). Eur Heart J, 37(27), 2129-200.
  10. Rutten, F.H. et al. (2016). EPCCS Practical Guidance on Heart Failure Diagnosis and Management in Primary Care. Available at