CLINITEK Novus® Analyzer

CLINITEK Novus® Automated Urine Chemistry Analyzer

Improve reliability and productivity with urinalysis technology you trust

CLINITEK Novus® Analyzer combines dry-pad urine chemistry technology and a cassette test format to help ensure maximum productivity and standardized testing with other CLINITEK® analyzers. Offering a full spectrum of tests and a throughput of up to 240 samples/hour, it streamlines workflow, simplifies testing, and delivers consistent, high-quality results.

  • Unique and easy-to-use ‘load-and-go’ test cassettes simplify operation
  • Tiltable color touch screen with intuitive navigation and flexible menu options for easy system customization, setup, and maintenance
  • Load up to 200 samples at one time with varying testing volumes and tube sizes
  • Onboard barcode data entry automatically scans lot number and enters expiration date minimizing data entry errors and improving traceability
  • True, live calibration of all analytes with ready-to-use liquid calibration material enhances accuracy
  • Broad test menu: CLINITEK Novus 10 cassettes for routine urinalysis, CLINITEK Novus PRO 12 cassettes* for early kidney disease detection
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Features & Benefits

The latest urine chemistry analyzer from Siemens combines proven dry-pad technology with an easy-to-use cassette test format to help ensure standardized test results and maximum productivity in busy laboratories.

Enhanced productivity

  • Accepts up to 450 test sets and processes up to 240 samples/hour for increased walkaway time
  • Automated entry of lot number and expiration date via RFID tag saves operator time and reduces potential for errors
  • Test cassettes eliminate the need to align the test strips
  • Built-in liquid-level sensing reduces sample preparation time
  • System design allows easier access to replaceable parts to streamline maintenance and cleaning 

Enhanced Reliability

  • Card handler provides highly reliable transport of test cards for seamless operation
  • Remote diagnostics available to assist in troubleshooting
  • Onboard barcode reader reduces potential for errors reading sample IDs
  • System identifies tube type and senses if cap has been removed, improving pipette reliability
  • LED light source and digital camera increase optical system longevity and overall uptime 

Easy to Use

  • Customer-driven design – color touch screen, tiltable display, customizable menu options
  • Load-and-go test cassettes and test tubes simplify operations
  • Online help and guidance
  • Supports a wide range of testing volumes – load up to 200 samples at once 

Trusted Results

  • Clinically relevant sensitivity and specificity for peace of mind
  • Digital camera measures color to improve accuracy of results
  • Standardized output – same proven test pads used in CLINITEK® Analyzer family from the point of care to the central lab
  • CLINITEK brand is the recognized leader in urine chemistry testing
  • Ready-to-use liquid calibration of all analytes provides confidence in results 

Broad Menu

  • CLINITEK Novus 10 cassettes for routine urine testing
  • CLINITEK Novus PRO 12 cassettes* for early detection of kidney disease. Provides microalbuminuria testing with albumin-to-creatinine (A:C, ACR) ratio results 

Proven performance from the point of care to the central laboratory – CLINITEK® urine analyzers employ the same test pad chemistries so you can be sure of standardized testing in every setting. The CLINITEK brand remains the world leader in reliable urine chemistry testing, providing broad clinical insight into patient health.

Assays

Automatically Calculated: Protein-to-Creatinine and Albumin-to-Creatinine ratios

Automated Checks: Humidity exposure; Low sample level; Waste bottle full; Rinse bottle empty; Card waste drawer full; Low tests remaining.

Tests Measured

Specific Gravity

Blood

Bilirubin 

pH

Leukocyte

Creatinine

Protein

Nitrite 

Albumin

Glucose

Urobilinogen 

Color and Clarity 

Ketone 

 

 

Technical Specifications

System Description
Fully automated urine chemistry analyzer

Dimensions

Depth: 68.6 cm (27 inches)
Width: 63.5 cm (25 inches)
Height: 53.3 cm (21 inches)

Weight

42 kg (93 lb)

Power Requirements

100–240 VAC 48–62 Hz

Maximum Power Output

100 VA

Decibel Rating

60 dBA

Recommended Minimum Bench Area

Width: 78.7 cm (31 inches)
Depth: 71.1 cm (28 inches)

Recommended Minimum Clearance above Bench

84.3 cm (33 inches)

Ambient Operating Temperature Range

18° to 30°C (64° to 86°F)

Ambient Operating Humidity Range

20 to 80% relative humidity

Optical System

Color digital camera that captures images with a resolution of one megapixel (1400 x 750 pixels), and an LED light source

Urine Color Correction

Automatically provided

Compliance

TUV, CE, EMC, IEC 61326

Calibration

Manual, run daily using four calibration solutions; System completes calibration using factory entered baseline adjustment for each test pad to ensure optimal performance.

Throughput

Up to 240 samples per hour

Load List

Available

STAT Testing Capability

Available

Sample Tube Requirements

Width: 16 mm (0.63 inches)
Height: 95–106 mm (3.74–4.17 inches)

Sample Loading Capacity

200 tubes (10 tubes per rack)

Sample ID Entry

Manual, barcode, or downloaded from LIS

Result Units

Conventional, conventional with plus system, SI, and SI with plus system

Test Sets per Cassette

450 minimum; up to 464

Cassette Types

CLINITEK Novus™ 10, CLINITEK Novus PRO 12*

Cassette Lot and Expiration Date Entry

Automatic with RFID tag

Onboard Cassette Stability

14 days

Memory

Patient results 7,500; Calibration results 200; Control results 400

Interfaces

ASTM and HL7

Display

Color touch screen display with adjustable brightness

Speaker

Adjustable volume

Barcode Reading

Internal barcode reader reads Codabar (NW-7); Interleaved 2 of 5 (I 2 of 5), Codes 39, 93, and 128

External Handheld Barcode Reader

Optional

Ports

4 USB, Ethernet, 3 Serial