BD COR™ System

Comprehensive capabilities. Breakthrough performance.

Meet the BD COR™ System

Delivering efficiency, flexibility and performance to meet your laboratories' evolving molecular diagnostic needs.

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  • Fully integrated specimen preanalytics via sophisticated automation
  • Minimal interaction required to maintain a high level of system throughput
  • Up to 210 sample results on the BD COR™ GX Instrument within one 8-hour shift


  • Modular and scalable to deliver needed throughput and overall system output
  • Remote monitoring with internal cameras and built-in redundancy to maximize uptime
  • Multiplex PCR assay design supports accurate diagnostics


  • Distinct instruments configurable to multiple system arrangements:
    – BD COR™ PX Instrument to manage preanalytical sample processing
    – BD COR™ GX Instrument to perform the BD Onclarity™ HPV Assay with extended genotyping
  • Random and continuous access
  • Ability to prioritize specimen work up


  • Multiplex RT PCR assay for the qualitative detection of 14 high-risk HPV types
  • On-demand genotyping for individual results of 16, 18, 31, 45, 51 and 52 with pooled results of 33/58, 35/39/68 and 59/56/66
  • E6/E7 DNA target
  • Utilizes human beta globin as an internal control

genotyping table

HR, high risk; RT PCR, real-time polymerase chain reaction

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Electrical requirements

Voltage 100-240 VAC
Frequency 50-60 Hz
Current Single-phase circuit 15 A

Operating conditions

Temperature 18°C – 27°C / 64.4°F – 80.6°F
Humidity 20% to 80%
Altitude Up to 2,000 m (6,562 ft)
Noise metrics < 67 dB

Specimen handling*

Specimen collection type BD SurePath™ Liquid-based Pap Test Vials
BD Molecular Aliquot Tubes
BD Onclarity™ HPV Liquid-based Cytology (LBC) Specimen
Diluent Tubes
Reagent/consumable capacity BD COR™ GX Instrument: 180 HPV tests; 1,056 tips (11 tip trays)
BD COR™ PX Instrument: 35 racks; 192 tips (2 trays; buffer)
Waste capacity Solid: 960 conversions (24 hours)
Liquid: 2,160 tests (3 days)

*Capacity and throughput may vary based on specimen types.

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BD COR™ GX Instrument

BD COR™ GX Instrument

Automates testing of the BD Onclarity™ HPV Assay with extended genotyping

Maximum throughput

  • Up to 210 sample results on the BD COR™ GX Instrument within one 8-hour shift
  • High capacity for reagents, consumables, samples and system waste
  • Barcode-driven chain of custody for full traceability and follow-up testing

Minimal time at the instrument

  • Remote system management and alert capabilities
  • Less than 15 minutes to fully load machine

Extended walk-away time

  • Approximately 6.5 hours of walk-away time at maximum throughput
  • Up to 180 HPV sample results with extended genotyping without user intervention
  • Ready-to-use barcoded reagents stored at room temperature

BD COR™ PX Instrument

BD COR™ PX Instrument

High capacity

  • ~ 480 BD SurePath™ Liquid-based Pap Test Vials
  • ~ 2,140 BD molecular sample tubes


  • Sorts specimens automatically based on testing needs
  • Vortexes, uncaps, aliquots and recaps samples
  • Performs all necessary prewarming and cooling steps


  • Automatically delivers samples to analytical module
  • Bi-directional LIS interface
  • Barcoding functionality supports traceability throughout sample processing and testing