cobas® 8000 modular analyzer series

Take your lab's performance to the peak

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Take your lab’s performance to the peak.

 

While your lab is facing rising complexity and unpredictability, it is also facing intensifying pressure to deliver. Reliability of your analyzer and vendor are not just a convenience - they are critical to maximizing your lab’s success and upholding the standard of care to which you aspire.

cobas 8000 modular analyzer series is a scalable module based serum work area (SWA) solution for a wide range of in vitro diagnostics testing of clinical chemistry & immunochemistry designed for high throughput laboratories.

With cobas 8000 modular analyzer series, your lab will reach a new height of performance. This means unprecedented productivity and distinctive uptime, the broadest assay menu on one consolidated platform1 and continuous access to breakthrough assays that let you stay at the forefront of the industry. With the cobas 8000 modular analyzer series and Roche’s commitment to innovation, you can take your lab’s performance to the peak.

Woman in laboratory

Your time is precious

 

We help you use it wisely

In the lab, every minute counts – for you and your team, for the physician and the healthcare institution, for the patient and their family. Any inefficiencies and unexpected interruptions result in delays which are costly.

This is why the cobas 8000 modular analyzer series is designed to help you:

  • Ensure non-stop operation through exceptional uptime (> 99%)2 proven by more than 8500 installations worldwide
  • Get answers fast with short and predictable turnaround times3
  • Put time on your side with easy and less frequent calibration4
  • Maximize walk away time with remote monitoring through cobas® mobile solution
People in laboratory

Your space is limited

 

We help you make the best of it

Growth brings opportunities but also challenges. While working to expand testing services and increase revenue you may ask yourself: how can you handle the higher volumes in the most cost- and space-efficient way?

The cobas 8000 modular analyzer series is designed to deliver true productivity for your lab and enable you to:

  • Boost your efficiency with the highest throughput per square meter for SWA5
  • Increase revenue through expanded testing services with the broadest SWA assay menu consolidated on a single platform1
  • Grow sustainably with a scalable tailor-made solution offering more than 130 configurations
People operating analyzer

Your team is pushed to their limits

 

We help them focus on the tasks that matter

 

With increasing pressure to deliver from many different angles, keeping your team engaged and focused on the tasks that really matter is difficult but of paramount importance for your lab’s success.

cobas 8000 modular analyzer series is designed to eliminate hurdles that can cause unnecessary stress by helping you to:

  • Ensure peace of mind for your team with reliable and safe solutions 
  • Reduce tedious manual work with ready to use reagents and integration into lab automation
  • Enable your team to work more efficiently through standardized solutions
Woman operating analyzer

Your future is unpredictable

 

We help you succeed through continuous access to innovations

Choosing the right solution and vendor to partner with is not a small undertaking – it is a choice that impacts your lab’s ability to fulfill performance and quality standards but also your ability to remain competitive.

At Roche, we believe in the power of innovation to advance and improve diagnostics possibilities and accessibility – for a better future of the patients and your lab. This is why we are committed to:

  • High investment in R&D – Roche continuously ranks as the number 1 R&D investor in the life sciences industry6
  • Focus on pioneering lab solutions that redefine what is possible – maintaining our track record of the last decades
  • Support better outcomes by delivering greater medical value
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Cobas celebrates 5000 installations

Celebrating 5000 installations: An enduring success, through customer partnership

Roche is celebrating an important milestone - 5000 installations of the cobas 8000 modular analyzer series. 

References

 

  1. Method sheets cobas c 503, cobas e 801, Beckman AU 680, Beckman Unicel DxI, Abbott Alinity c/i, Siemens Atellica CH/IM
  2. Calculation: (365 days / Mean time Between Repair Visit) x (Mean Time for Repair Visit + Travel Time) - Data on file. Roche Diagnostics International Ltd.
  3. cobas e 801 system launch study CIM RD003001. Data on file. Roche Diagnostics International Ltd.
  4. Data on file. Roche Diagnostics International Ltd.
  5. Data on file. Roche Diagnostics International Ltd.
  6. Roche Annual Report 2019, page 9 | Siemens Annual Report 2019, page 76 | Abbott Annual Report 2019, page 78 | Danaher Annual Report 2019, page 64

The cobas 8000 modular analyzer series is a scalable, modular based clinical chemistry and immunochemistry serum work area solution for high throughput laboratories. The system consists of a core unit, an ISE module and up to 4 analytical modules.

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Immunochemistry modules

 

The cobas 8000 modular analyzer series offers two immunochemistry modules designed to address different throughput and workflow laboratory needs.

cobas 8000 analyzer series clinical chemistry modules

cobas e 801 module

The cobas e 801 module is a high throughput immunochemistry module that performs a broad range of heterogeneous immunoassay tests using the highly innovative and patented ElectroChemiLuminescence (ECL) technology. cobas e 801 is the latest addition to the cobas 8000 modular analyzer series

 

  • Heterogeneous immunoassays
  • Throughput of up to 300 tests/hour
  • 48 reagent positions
  • Continuous reagent cassette loading/unloading during operation
  • Carryover-free disposable tips
  • Clot and air bubble detection

 

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Clinical chemistry modules

 

The cobas 8000 modular analyzer series offers three clinical chemistry modules and two ISE modules designed to address different throughput and workflow laboratory needs.

cobas 8000 analyzer series clinical chemistry modules

cobas c 701 module

The cobas c 701 module is a high throughput clinical chemistry module that performs photometric assay tests for a wide range of analytes. This module has the same functionality and throughput as cobas c 702 module but it doesn’t feature the reagent manager. With a throughput of up to 2000 tests/hour the cobas c 701 module has the capacity to handle heavy workloads and ensure efficiency in your lab.

 

  • Clinical chemistry, homogeneous immunoassays
  • Throughput of up to 2,000 tests/hour
  • 70 reagent positions
  • Manual reagent cassette loading/unloading during standby
  • Specimen integrity via serum indices, clot and liquid level detection
  • Contact-free ultrasonic mixing
  • 2 sample probes
  • 4 reagent probes
  • Pipetting cycle time of 1.8 seconds

 

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cobas c 702 module

The cobas c 702 module is a high throughput clinical chemistry module that performs photometric assay tests for a wide range of analytes. It is equipped with a reagent manager, which allows for automatic reagent cassette decapping and loading/unloading during operation. With a throughput of up to 2000 tests/hour the cobas c 702 module has the capacity to handle heavy workloads and ensure efficiency in your lab.

 

  • Clinical chemistry, homogeneous immunoassays
  • Throughput of up to 2,000 tests/hour
  • 70 reagent positions
  • Continuous reagent cassette loading/unloading during operation
  • Automatic reagent cassette decapping
  • Specimen integrity via serum indices, clot and liquid level detection
  • Contact-free ultrasonic mixing
  • 2 sample probes
  • 4 reagent probes
  • Pipetting cycle time of 1.8 seconds

 

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cobas ISE

cobas® ISE module

The cobas ISE module measures the concentration of sodium (Na+), potassium (K+) and chloride (Cl-). It is available in two configurations with identical footprint but different throughout: 900 or 1,800 tests/hour

 

  • Sodium, potassium, chloride
  • 900 or 1,800 tests/hour
  • ISE specific sample probe with clot detection
  • Independent processing line