CareLyte Electrolyte ISE Analyzer
 

CareLyte®

The Choice for Veterinary Laboratories

The Diamond CareLyte Electrolyte Analyzer is a completely automated system measuring Na+, K+, Cl-, Ca++ and Li+ in whole blood, serum, plasma and urine utilizing Ion Selective Electrode (ISE) technology. The Diamond CareLyte is uniquely designed with a powerful microprocessor allowing for easy interface with external LIS systems, operation with a full keyboard and bar code scanner and storage and retrieval of over 1000 patient results. The system currently operates in over 10 languages and offers testing on Feline, Canine, Bovine, Equine, Swine and Ovine samples.

 

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SPECIFICATIONS:

Sample
Feline, Canine, Bovine, Equine, Swine, Ovine, Open

Sample Type
Whole Blood, Serum, Plasma, Urine, or Dialysate

Sample Size
95 μl

Detection Range
Blood Na+: 40-200 mmol/L
Dialysate K+: 1.7-15 mmol/L
Cl-: 50-200 mmol/L
Ca++: 0.3-5.0 mmol/L
Li+: 0.2-5.5 mmol/L
Urine Na+: 3-300 mmol/L
K+: 5-120* mmol/L
Cl-: 15-300 mmol/L
*60-120 requires additional dilution

Display Resolution
Na+: 1 mmol/L or 0.1 mmol/L
K+: 0.1 mmol/L or 0.01 mmol/L
Cl-: 1 mmol/L or 0.1 mmol/L
Ca++: 0.01 mmol/L or 0.001 mmol/L
Li+: 0.01 mmol/L or 0.001 mmol/L

Analysis Time
60 sec without printout (60 per hour)
75 sec with printout (48 per hour)

Data Storage
1000 Patient Results
500 Level 1 QC Results
500 Level 2 QC Results
500 Level 3 QC Results

Calibration
2 Point every 4 hours
1 Point after every Measurement

 

Reproducibility
Within Run (n=30)

Blood, Serum, Plasma, Dialysate
Na+: CV ≤ 1% (120-160 mmol/L)
K+: CV ≤ 2% (2.5-6 mmol/L)
Cl-: CV ≤ 2% (85-130 mmol/L)
Ca++: SD ≤ 0.02 mmol/L (0.8 – 1.5 mmol/L)
Li+: SD ≤ 0.02 mmol/L (0.4 – 1.3 mmol/L)
(Lithium not typically measured in dialysate samples)

Urine
Na+: CV ≤ 5% (100-250 mmol/L)
K+: CV ≤ 5% (10-60 mmol/L)
Cl-: CV ≤ 5% (100-250 mmol/L)
(Calcium and Lithium are not typically measured in urine samples)

User Input
Keypad, External Keyboard,
External Barcode Scanner (optional)

Output
Graphic backlit display
Graphic 16 column printer
RS232C serial port

Ambient Conditions
15-32°C, Room temperature (60-90°F)
<85% humidity

Languages
English, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Korean, Polish

Power
100-240V ~ 50/60 Hz (self-adjusting)
1.6 A max, 50 Watts max

Size & Weight
13.2 x 12.4 x 12 inches or 335 x 315 x 295 mm
14 lbs or 6 Kgs