The ELISA Reader or Microplate Reader is a microprocessor-controlled, general purpose photometer system designed to read and calculate the result of assays, which are read in a microtiter plate. The ELISA Washer or Microplate washer is designed to wash the microwells as a part of the ELISA testing process. The performance of the ELISA test kits and reliability in their test results depend heavily on a good quality ELISA Reader and washer being used for performing the ELISA tests.
The ELISA Readers & Washers available are of varied specifications with a wide variety of accessories. Therefore, one must be wise enough to choose the appropriate Elisa Reader and Washer that meets current and future needs.
One should consider the following parameters when looking to install an ELISA Reader /Washer:
- The Reader and washer shall be appropriate for the intended use/application (measuring range of the tests)
- Should have Touch panel for easy operation, incubator & Thermal printer
- Multiple calculation mode and large memory for storing patient data with PC interface.
- Low maintenance or operating costs with easy availability of accessories.
- Prompt Service and support in AMC/CMC and Quick Turnaround time for Service/Repairs.
J Mitra & Co. offers ELISA Reader & ELISA Washer having product specifications as per customer requirement and are as follows:
ELISA Reader : Measuring Range: 0.0 – 4.0000 Abs ,Accuracy: ± 1.0% , USB port, SD card slot , RS-232 & RJ45 interface, Touch screen display. Easily programmable for Qualitative and Quantitative tests, Includes 4PL Method for Quantitative tests, In-built thermal printer ( Additional printing option of attaching external printer), Storage Capacity of 1,000 patient data or 10,000 sample records, HIS & LIS compatible with application support and Auto back up in case of a power outage
ELISA Washer: In-built incubator adjustable to the required temperature (250 C, 300C& 370C).
Provision for 2 ELISA PLATES (96T) incubation at a time, Residual volume <1 µl, Inbuilt shaker, 100 Washing protocols, and auto rinsing of tubes/probes to avoid any cross-contamination.
All ELISA Readers & Washers offer their own sets of user advantages. One must be well informed and make the appropriate choice.