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Vivalytic: for more safety in nursing homes

With Vivalytic helps to quickly detect and break infection chains, no matter if they start with residents, visitors, or staff. This enables everyone to enjoy their daily routines without compromising on safety.


What is Vivalytic?

Vivalytic consists of just a compact analysis device and cartridges the size of a smartphone. This enables rapid PCR tests to be carried out exactly where they are most needed – in nursing homes for example.

The Vivalytic SARS-CoV-2 Pooling Test with a Lollipop-Swab

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For a safe togetherness.

Nursing homes in particular are severely challenged by COVID-19 when it comes to maintaining daily life as normal. This is where Vivalytic can help: The Vivalytic SARS-CoV-2 Pooling Test with a Lollipop-Swab allows testing of 15 samples and provides reliable results in only 44 minutes.

The Vivalytic rapid PCR test for SARS‑CoV‑2

A sample is being taken from a woman with the a throat swab.

Results in just 39 minutes

COVID-19 presents considerable challenges for our entire society. Its effects are particularly noticeable in nursing homes. Vivalytic can help bring back a bit normality into everyday life: the Vivalytic SARS-CoV-2 rapid PCR test delivers reliable results in just 39 minutes.

Since this device has been in our facility and we have been able to use it, we've noticed that daily life has become a bit more relaxed. It really is a blessing.

Marisol Pohl-Catalan, Manager

It gives everyone involved increased security that if someone has symptoms or discovers something, we will be able to quickly get a result.

Bernd Winkler, CEO

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In our use case, you can find out how Vivalytic is used in the Villa Rosenstein nursing home.

Find out how Vivalytic can assist you

Better protection requires a fast reaction: Vivalytic provides optimal support in health management, so that you can concentrate on what really matters: the well-being of your residents.

Easy to use

Even healthcare professionals with only little laboratory experience can perform the rapid PCR tests with only minimal training.

Fast results

Depending on the complexity of the test, results are available and displayed within a timeframe as short as 30 minutes – thanks to the fully automated processes.

Growing portfolio

The test portfolio is continuously being expanded. As a result, Vivalytic will be able to provide more and more benefit to your nursing home in the future.

See how easy it is to perform a PCR test with Vivalytic

The video shows how to use the Analyser in four steps: 1. Scan the sample code. 2. Scan the cartridge code. 3. Fill in the sample and close the cartridge cover. 4. Insert the cartridge. The test will start automatically.

Frequently asked questions

Do you have any questions? We have the answers.

The workflow is a consistent automation of proven molecular-diagnostic procedures. The process lyses and homogenizes the sample using ultrasound. Next, the nucleic acid is filtered and washed. This takes place using a bind-wash-elute on a silica membrane. Then, depending on the test, the PCR-based amplification procedure is used. The respective detection procedure depends on the test and may be based on PCR, melting curve or microarray.

Vivalytic is easy and intuitive to operate. Minimal training expenditure will suffice. This means that hospital staff with only little specific laboratory experience can also operate Vivalytic.

Nasopharyngeal swab (Nasal swab): The sample is taken from a patient's nose or throat using a swab.

Bosch has designed Vialytic to need as less maintenance as possible. Software updates will be provided with a cloud-based solution and be easily downloaded online.

No, the cartridges are a disposable product. Due to the potential contamination within the cartridges with samples that contain pathogens, reuse is not possible.

The risk of infection is reduced to a minimum due to the closed Vivalytic system and its cartridge.

Bosch Healthcare Solutions cannot provide any information on the prices, as we do not market the product ourselves. The pricing policy is a matter for our sales partners.