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A New Generation of Clinical Chemistry
Safety and Simplicity in Operation, Compactness, Diversity in Tests…. ALL in ONE
DRI-CHEM from FUJIFILM is a dry chemistry analyzer which can perform multiple test parameters of Clinical Chemistry.
It has a built-in auto-pipetting system, requires no calibration*1 and no water, providing easy preparation and maintenance. The new DRI-CHEM NX500 delivers results using a simple 3-step procedure. With its quick, easy operation and compactness,
“Real Time and Borderless” Clinical Chemistry is made possible.
*1 Except for CRP
Fully Automated Procedure
1. Set the slide (Dry Slide Reagents). 2. Set the sample. 3. Press START.
No Parameter Input Required
Information of the parameter is incorporated in the bar code printed on the back of every slide.
Easy operation by touch screen
5.7 inch VGA, 640 5 480. Qwerty touch Key board. Basic Mode / Advanced Mode are available according to user preference.
(Basic Mode: displays operation procedure for one sample only. Advanced Mode: displays operation procedure for one sample and measurement status for previous measured samples.)
No pre-treatment of sample required
Plasma Filter (PF) can cut the turn around time and the pre-treatment process of the sample. It can generate plasma sample by aspirating and separating the whole blood inside the PF within 1 minute. Just set the PF on top of the sample tube and press START.
Each test needs only 10μL of sample.
(CRP needs 5μL/test, ISE needs 50μL/3 tests). Manual pipetting can be also performed when less sample available. Less invasive for newborn at NICU.
Dilution, a time consuming process, is also automated in FUJI DRI-CHEM. Just set the ratio of dilution and press START. Dilution test also can be performed simultaneously with the regular tests, requiring no separation of tests.
A magnetic card called QC card will adjust the lot variability in the slide reagents.
A QC card comes with every reagent box. The analyzer memorizes the lot adjustment information once a QC card is swiped. No need to swipe QC in every measurement for the same slide lot.
The NX500 analyzer can provide results for 6 calculated parameters. No need for external calculation for commonly used parameters.
Slide reagents after measurement will be automatically discarded to the disposal box, minimizing the risk of contamination.
A range of sample tubes can be used
Blood Collection Tube (φ13~16 × 75~100mm)
FUJI PLAIN TUBE (0.5mL, 1.5mL)
FUJI HEPARIN TUBE (0.5mL, 1.5mL)
USM (User Safety Mode) function is now introduced to
NX500 as a selectable function.
- User ID registration system; Non-registered person cannot operate NX500. For this application, Operator ID Editor Kit (option item) is necessary to register and edit operator ID on your PC.
- No result reporting from expired colorimetric slides.
- Expanded data transmission; Operator ID, Slide information (Lot/expiry) and Analyzer ID
Accurate and reliable test results from long term and field-proven technology & experience
The FUJI DRI-CHEM slide reagent has high reliability and stability brought by fine chemical technology cultivated through the long history of FUJIFILM in photographic film manufacturing.
Less variation of results between operators, high result reproducibility and daily precision,
and excellent correlation with wet chemistry are its remarkable features.
Fujifilm DRI-CHEM SLIDE
Colorimetric method slide
(Enzymes, General chemistry, and Immunology)
This multilayered slide is composed of dry chemical ingredients needed for the reaction and other functional materials. It quantifies enzymes and chemicals using colorimetric method.
Composition of multilayered analytical film
Potentiometric method slide
Each slide comes with an ion selective film electrode for each of Na, K, and Cl. Slides quantify electrolytes in the sample by a potentiometric method.