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BACT/ALERT® VIRTUO® Platelet Testing Solution

THE NEXT DIMENSION IN PLATELET QUALITY CONTROL

The BACT/ALERT® VIRTUO® is the new standard in platelet culture detection systems—a fully automated solution with quicker time to detection and minimal hands on time.

Reliable quality control methods are essential for platelets with their short shelf life and high contamination risk. You can boost availability and quality of critical resources for up to seven days with the BACT/ALERT® VIRTUO® and its associated BACT/ALERT® Culture Media Bottles.

BACT/ALERT VIRTUO

BACT/ALERT® VIRTUO® | Large Volume Delayed Sampling (LVDS)

Patient care is at the heart of bioMérieux's innovations to detect bacterial contamination in platelets in order to enhance their safety and increase availability.

 
  • Modular system that grows with your microbial testing needs
  • Faster time to results thanks to improved growth detection algorithms 
  • Early operational interventions thanks to real-time results 
  • Efficient workflow through "load and go" feature
  • Full traceability with smart scanning
  • Integrated data management: search and report on critical information at your fingertips
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Product Details

Features

  • Integrated data management
  • LIMS/BECS compatible for data tracking and compliance
  • VILINK® remote diagnostic support to optimize instrument uptime
  • 21 CFR Part 11-compliant data management system

Support

  • Lab Optimization – Flexible option for each type of microbial testing needed

 

Tests

Coupled with our patented colorimetric technology and improved microbial detection algorithms, BACT/ALERT® VIRTUO® detects a wide variety of microorganisms including aerobic and anaerobic microorganisms in platelets.

BLOOD BANKS ONLY:

  • BPA for aerobic platelet testing
  • BPN for anaerobic platelet testing
  • CE MARKING CERTIFICATION
  • For quality control of platelet with BPA and BPN culture media bottles
  • FDA 510(k) CLEARANCE
  • For quality control testing and safety measure secondary testing of platelets with BPA and BPN culture media bottles

Support And Services Where And When You Need

Your productivity and product quality are our priority. At bioMérieux, we aren’t just selling fast and reliable solutions – our technical team and scientific experts are fully committed to help you get the most out of your equipment, to ensure the continuity of your operations.

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From feasibility, to installation and IT integration and training, our entire range of services can be customized to your needs throughout your whole journey with us, focusing on your core business and optimizing your resources. 

 

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Feasibility Studies

We’ll prove the compatibility of your matrices with a validated bioMérieux platform depending on your microbiological specifications.

Validation Protocols 

We help you expedite the implementation of your investment by reducing validation time and expense.

Supply Services 

We help you minimize your administrative operations so you can focus on your core business activities.

Instrument Service Plans & Support

We support you with service maintenance and repairs, ensuring the reliable continuity of your operations.

Smart Remote Services 

Through our Smart Remote solutions VILINK®, EASY ASSIST and SELF ASSIST, we’re able to fix most of your issues remotely and assist your laboratory specialists in achieving full autonomy.

  

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Brochure - BACT/ALERT® VIRTUO® - The next dimension in platelet quality control.

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Brochure - Blood Banks

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Booklet - Platelet Safety