By LabPulse.com staff writers

October 9, 2019 -- Beckman Coulter's DxA 5000 lab automation system has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and is now available.

The company announced the FDA clearance and the system's availability in the U.S. on October 9, following a decision by the FDA on October 4. Beckman Coulter had showcased the DxA 5000 system, along with other workflow solutions for improving throughput in labs, at the American Association for Clinical Chemistry annual meeting in August and announced its approvals in Europe and China in May.

DxA 5000 lab automation system
The DxA 5000 lab automation system. Image courtesy of Beckman Coulter.

The DxA 5000 is being pitched as a system for labs of all sizes. According to the company, it reduces the number of manual steps required to process patient samples from 32 to four and intelligently routes specimens in accordance with capacity.


Copyright © 2019 LabPulse.com
 

To read this and get access to all of the exclusive content on LabPulse.com, create a free account or sign in now.

Member Sign In:
MemberID or email address:  
Do you have a LabPulse.com password?
No, I want a free membership.
Yes, I have a password:  
Forgot your password?