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Open system for nucleic-acid testing.

Jaguar offers laboratories a cost-effective, rapid solution for nucleic-acid testing. It is an open system, enabling automation of manual laboratory-developed tests resulting in a virtually unlimited menu. This flexibility will help prevent obsolescence and the need to replace equipment as new tests are requested by clinicians. With the ability to process samples 24/7 in random-access mode, Jaguar is capable of processing raw patient samples, such as swabs, urine, plasma, cerebrospinal fluid, and blood, with results available in 45 to 90 minutes. The system's unitized reagent strips and microfluidic cartridge reduce the risk of amplified nucleic-acid contamination.



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Publication:Medical Laboratory Observer
Date:Jun 1, 2009
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