Horiba Medical - ABX Pentra DX 120
by Horiba Medical

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Hematology Analyzer 

The hematology analyser ABX Pentra DX 120 (HORIBA Medical, Montpellier, France) introduced a Body Fluids (BF) mode for counting White Blood Cells (WBC), polymorphonuclear and mononuclear cells in biological fluids.

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  • Methods of measurement: Flow cytometry, Cytochemistry, impedance, absorbance, optical cytometry and fluoro-flowcytometry   
  • QUADIMENSION Concept: Automatic correction of the leukocyte count based on 4 independent principles  
  • DHSS: Focused flow cytometry and sequential measurement (impedance and absorbance)  
  • Automatic reflex testing: Selective and programmable (hematology parameters alarms and flags)   
  • Rack rotation mixing of samples: Smooth and efficient  
  •   Liquid valves (no pinch valves): Reliability and increased precision

Additional Specifications

  • Weight 242.5 lb
  • Power supply 100/240 V - 50/60 Hz - 700W laser in stand-by 800 W, (2kW maxi)
  • Dimensions 29.5 in x 65 in x 22.6 in (H x W x D)
  • Printer Laser
  • Throughout 120 samples/hour
  • Data processing Windows XP, Floppy disk, CDROM (R/W), RS 232C, TCP/IP, 2 x USB1 Mono and hi-directional connection
  • Compliance  ASTM, HL7 protocol
  • Memory capacity 80 GB unlimited patient database
  • Patient Management Automatic validation (setting rules), Data Check, Patient history (matrix, curves, data), manual entry.
  • Parameters (45) WBC, RBC, HGB, HCT, MCV, MCH, MCHC, RDW, PLT, MPV, *PCT, *PDW %, NEU, LYM, MON, EOS, BAS, *ALY, *LIC, *IMM, *IML, *IMG : (% and #), RET (% and #), RETH %, RETM %, RETL %, *IMM %, CRC%, IRF %, MRV, MFI. NRBC % NRBC#, *CWBC  *RUO (Research Use Only)
  • Manual mode : 130 µL
  • Automatic mode : 200 µL
  • Up to 48 hours for CBC/DIFF
  • Autoloader 15 racks (150 tubes) capacity
  • Continuous feed for 8-racks, 160 slides capacity
  • Sample mixing with end-over-end rack rotation
  • Open tube in STAT mode

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