Product category: Microbiological diagnosis, virology, equipment and systems for
Automated Streaking System Integrated with the Rapid Bacteria Culture
Real walk-away system for rapid bacterial culture and plate streaking of liquid samples. The system is composed of two units: Alfred 60AST and Sidecar. Sidecar streaking unit stocks 240 Petri dishes and up to 12 different media. The streaked dishes are incubated on board at 37°C for the requested analysis time.
Light Scattering Technology
Quantitative results expressed in CFU/ml
Automated susceptibility testing with customised antibiotic panels
Real time detection of bacterial growth curves
Automatic reagent and sample dispensing
Automatic results reading and reporting
Refrigerated area at + 4°C for the storage of primary samples, antibiotics and 0.5 McFarland positive samples
Storage area for 240 petri dishes and up to 12 different culture media
On board Incubator at 37°C for 240 petri dishes
Automated labelling system for single plate
Calibrated Loop automated sterilisation with heat before and after each streaking procedure
Different streaking procedures
Single sample management with customised analysis profile: incubation time, analytical protocol, cut-off and solid media selection
LIS bidirectional interface and Query Host application
Fully Automated Analyzer for the determination of the ESR
Alifax ESR analysers are the only ones capable to provide results in 20 seconds by measuring red blood cells aggregation overcoming the variables and limitations of the sedimentation method also listed in the CLSI document*.
Results in 20 seconds related to red cells aggregation
First result available after 5 minutes from analysis start
No reagents required
Results expressed in mm/h
High correlation with the Westergren method
No influence of low hematocrit levels
Use of the same CBC tubes
175 μl EDTA blood sample per test
Only 800 μl sample requested in the tube
Capacity up to 60 samples
Throughput up to 180 samples/hour
Latex Calibration & Controls
Thermostated at 37°C
Mixing cycles in accordance with CLSI requirements*
Alifax was founded in 1988 in Padova by Paolo Galiano as a result of his valuable experience in the laboratory diagnostic market with special reference to hematology, microbiology, serology and autoimmunity fields.
In 1998 after the acquisition of Sire Analytical Systems,Alifax asserts its position in the Italian market as producer of clinical diagnostic instrumentation for the analysis of Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate and rapid bacterial culture. This is the inception of a rapid and successful development worldwide.
Nowadays Alifax is present with 3 subsidiaries in Russia, Spain and China and a distribution network that includes more than 90 countries around the world.