ELITe InGenius® – Sample to Result

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ELITe InGenius®* is an open, flexible, and easy to use sample-to-result solution for standardizing complex real-time PCR assay procedures.

ELITe InGenius® automatically performs nucleic acid extraction, quantitative PCR, and results interpretation on a single platform for unprecedented flexibility and efficiency.

ELITe InGenius® combines universal extraction with multiple independently controlled PCRs enabling laboratories to run a virtually unlimited menu of unique custom assays with a single workflow.

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Full Automation

  • Integrated nucleic acid extraction, real-time PCR amplification, and automated liquid handling
  • Advanced onboard robotics
  • Intuitive touch screen user interface
  • Bar code scanner, user & reagent manager
  • Calibration curve storage
  • Customizable reports
  • Bi-directional LIS connectivity

Efficient Performance

  • Magnetic bead technology
  • Onboard sonication
  • Proven Peltier thermal block cycling technology
  • Integrated fiber optic based excitation and detection
  • Pre-filled, ready-to-use extraction reagent cassettes
  • Cold block for onboard reagent stability

Unrivaled Flexibility

  • Open platform
  • Compatible with commonly used fluorescent probe labels
  • Six unique optic channels for multiplex detection
  • Universal extraction of diverse sample types
  • Up to 12 independent PCR profiles per run
  • Several operational modes available: extraction only, amplification only, or full processing extraction, amplification and result analysis with melt curve analysis capability

Unlimited Menu

  • Open reagent cartridges, programmable assay parameters, and 6-plex detection enable a virtually unlimited menu of custom multiplex assays
  • Mix and match assays on demand to create custom assay panels
  • Combine with large selection of Analyte Specific Reagents and Research Use Only products available from ELITechGroup Molecular Diagnostics and other vendors

 

 

 

*For life science research only. Not for use in diagnostic procedures unless otherwise indicated.

System Overview

  • Benchtop instrument with integrated touch screen (100x5x85cm–184 kg)
  • Throughput: 3000 to 9000 tests per year
  • Time-to-result: approximately 2h30

Specimen

  • 1 to 12 samples per run
  • Primary and secondary tube loading
  • Validated matrices: whole blood, plasma, serum, CSF, urine, nasal swab, throat swab

Sample preparation

  • Sonication capability
  • Patented magnetic bead technology
  • Extraction reagents: prefilled, unitary cartridge format – ELITe InGenius SP200
  • Sample volume processed: 200µl, Elution volume: 50µl, 100µl, 200µl
  • Extracted Nucleic acid storage

Amplification

  • 12 independently controlled RT-PCR units
  • Minimum 6plex target capability enhanced with melt-curve analysis
  • Amplification reagent: Open capability for a large range of chemistries
  • Reagent manager area with active cooling – 24 positions
  • Multiple PCR from one extracted sample
  • Quantitative results: up to 6 calibrator levels, standards curve storage
  • RT-PCR volume: 20 µL to 50 µL
  • Pipetting Range: 5 µl to 300 µL with multi-dispensing capability
  • Security Features: Specific cassette design, drop catcher, filter tips, UV treatment, multiple liquid level detection…

Data management

  • Bi-directional LIS connectivity
  • Quality control with Levey-Jennings plot
  • Broad range of barcode & QR code accepted for samples & reagents traceability
  • Remote access for service and diagnostics