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Vivalytic

The innovative solution for laboratory tests directly at the point of care

Vivalytic is a universal platform or conducting fully automated rapid PCR tests with laboratory quality. With compact dimensions, easy handling, and high reliability, it is ideal for everyday use directly practices.

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What is Vivalytic?

With Vivalytic, patient samples can be tested for various pathogens – fully automated. The only requirements: a Vivalytic Analyser and cartridges the size of a smartphone.

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Intuitive, reliable, compact

The Vivalytic Analyser

The Vivalytic Analyser unites various analysis methods, such as µArrays and melting curve analyses, in just one device, providing you with a wide range of PCR tests for different types of samples.

Advantages of the Vivalytic Analyser

The innovative all-in-one solution makes your daily work considerably easier: what previously had to be tested manually or sent to the laboratory can now be tested directly at the point-of-care.

  • The minimalistic design and easy handling guarantee maximum usability.
  • Due to its small size, the Vivalytic Analyser fits into almost any practice.
  • The use of the Vivalytic Analyser does not require any additional peripheral devices, such as a laptop, keyboard, barcode scanner or filling stations.
  • The Vivalytic analyser provides comprehensive test results both in the form of an overview and in detail, including analysis results.
  • Thanks to its interfaces, you can easily connect the Vivalytic Analyser to your existing IT system in the hospital (HIS).
  • The highest IT security and data protection standards guarantee the effective

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Secure, innovative, efficient

The Vivalytic cartridges

The Vivalytic cartridges offer a lot of flexibility on minimal space. They make reliable sample handling and hygienic work easier than ever before.

Advantages of the Vivalytic cartridges

The innovative, self-contained system of the Vivalytic cartridges not only ensures high safety – it also combines a wide variety of laboratory technologies for maximum usability.

  • Regardless of its size or the number of liquid reagents, a Vivalytic cartridge contains all required reagents for a test and is compatible with every Vivalytic Analyser.
  • With the Vivalytic cartridge, even the smallest samples can be tested efficiently.
  • With the help of intelligent, programmable microfluidics, Vivalytic makes it possible to analyze a sample in two independent, parallel PCR reactions.
  • The ultrasound-assisted sample processing homogenizes and lyses even the most demanding samples fully automated.
  • We do not only take responsibility when it comes to health, but also when it comes to the environment, which is why the Vivalytic cartridges are carbon neutral.

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Safe, sustainable, up-to-date

Vivasuite

With Vivasuite, you can easily and conveniently carry out software updates remotely. This way, you can ensure that the latest tests and features are always available.

The digital platform for Vivalytic products

By using Vivasuite, you can link every Vivalytic device to the connectivity solution from Bosch Healthcare Solutions. When developing the platform, providing security, fast updates, and easy maintenance were our top priorities.

  • Vivasuite is operated on the Bosch IoT Cloud. The highest IT security and data protection standards are used here in order to guarantee the security of your data.
  • By using Vivasuite, you can install the latest software updates as well as view all stored information about your devices and their statistics.
  • Vivasuite actively helps you reduce service costs while ensuring the availability of your system at the same time. You can also easily manage users and devices.

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In which departments is Vivalytic being used?

One device, countless possibilities: the Vivalytic test portfolio is continuously being developed and expanded. As a result, the Vivalytic Analyser can efficiently cover a wide variety of laboratory tests.

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Gynaecology

In gynaecology, undetected infections due to asymptomatic courses are not uncommon. Therefore, it is crucial to optimally prevent any long-term consequences through efficient testing and immediate treatment.

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Urology

Many patients struggle with prejudices and taboos when it comes to consulting a urologist, which is why it is even more important to invest time in patient care – not in complex testing processes. With Vivalytic, you have that time.

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Dermatology

Dermatology patients often have symptoms that can have various origins. Vivalytic helps find the correct diagnosis – exactly where it is needed, without annoying logistics chains and laboratories.

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Internal medicine

Hardly any other medical field is as diverse as internal medicine. Fast test results in laboratory quality directly on site can make a considerable difference here. With its growing test portfolio, Vivalytic provides a lot of flexibility

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.

What exactly happens in the Vivalytic Analyser?

The Vivalytic Analyser automates complex, molecular diagnostic processes that previously had to be carried out manually. This guarantees high safety and quick availability of the test results.

1. Step 2. Step 3. Step 4. Step 5. Step
1. Step
Preparing the sample
2. Step
Cell lysis
3. Step
Extraction of the nucleic acid
4. Step
DNA amplification
5. Step
Bio-analytical detection
1. Step
Preparing the sample
2. Step
Cell lysis
3. Step
Extraction of the nucleic acid
4. Step
DNA amplification
5. Step
Bio-analytical detection
1. Step
Samples are processed reliably.
2. Step
The external membrane of the cells is broken down through ultrasound.
3. Step
The nucleic acid (DNA/RNA) is purified for the PCR amplification.
4. Step
Specific DNA sequences are multiplied using PCR.
5. Step
The amplified DNA is identified by detecting a fluorescence or chemiluminescence signal.

The advantages of Bosch Vivalytic

The Vivalytic Analyser provides ideal assistance for high efficiency and safety in everyday clinical practice. Discover the most important advantages now.

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Fast results

The fully automated procedure minimizes work steps and speeds up processes. Depending on the complexity of the test, the results can be available and displayed within a timeframe as short as 30 minutes

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Easy to use

Vivalytic is easy and intuitive to use – even medical staff without special laboratory experience can carry out the tests with minimal training.

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Directly on site

With the Vivalytic Analyser, PCR tests in laboratory quality can be carried out directly on site: in your practice – fully automated and reliable.

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Flexible application

The Vivalytic Analyser can perform both singleplex and multiplex tests. A wide variety of sample material can be tested without special preparation.

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Easy integration

The Vivalytic Analyser is equipped with standard interfaces to enable easy integration into existing hospital, laboratory or practice IT systems.

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Networked system

New, innovative services in the cloud guarantee system availability at all times. Automation proactively prevents possible defects and significantly minimizes downtimes.

Frequently asked questions

Do you have any questions? We have the answers.

What does the workflow of a test look like?

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

Is there any specific training needed to operate Vivalytic?

Vivalytic is easy and intuitive to operate. Minimal training expenditure will suffice. This means that hospital staff without any specific laboratory experience can also operate Vivalytic.

Who takes care of the maintenance of the Vivalytic devices?

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.

Can you reuse the test cartridges?

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

Do I need special protection while working with Vivalytic?

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

How much will Vivalytic and the COVID-19 cartridges costs?

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.

Will the cost for conducting tests be covered by health insurance companies?

Cost coverage by health insurance companies is different from country to country. In Germany, it depends on the test. The individual steps of the test implementation are billed using individual reimbursement codes.

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