Cervical Cytology Instruments

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Flexible solutions for any volume and every paradigm

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Cytology Sample Preparation

BD’s cytology sample preparation methodology utilises a proprietary cell enrichment processing to remove obscuring elements from the sample, both improving cervical disease detection and reducing the incidence of unsatisfactory results.

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Cytology Slide Preparation and Staining

Fully automated slide processing from sample transfer to staining. The BD Totalys™ SlidePrep offers discreet individual slide staining with reduced risk of contamination whilst ensuring sample chain of custody.

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Cytology Imaging and Screening

The BD FocalPoint™ GS Imaging System improves cervical cancer detection and screening efficiency by ranking slides and prioritizing the review of locations of interest on both BD SurePath™ Liquid-based Pap Test and conventional preparations.

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Meet the BD PrepMate™ automated accessory

Precise specimen transfer directly from BD SurePath™ Collection Vials for BD's proprietary cell enrichment process

Efficiency

Providing simple and fast automation

  • Automated process handling 1 to 12 samples per cycle1
  • Predictably mixes, aspirates and dispenses a defined volume of specimen
  • Eliminates manual cap removal, reducing the risk of contamination
  • Fast sample processing, taking less than 5 minutes to run 12 samples
  • Simple user interface and small footprint

1. BD PrepMate™ automated accessory Operator’s Manual [500005571]. Franklin Lakes, NJ: Becton, Dickinson and Company; 2020.
2. Nance KV. Evolution of Pap testing at a community hospital: a ten year experience. Diagn Cytopathol. 2007 Mar;35(3):148-53.
3. Sweeney BJ, Haq Z, Happel JF, Weinstein B, Schneider D. Comparison of the effectiveness of two liquid-based Papanicolaou systems in the handling of adverse limiting factors, such as excessive blood. Cancer. 2006 Feb 25;108(1):27-31.
4. Moriarty A, Clayton A, Zaleski S et al. Unsatisfactory Reporting Rates: 2006 Practices of Participants in the College of American Pathologists Interlaboratory Comparison Program in Gynecologic Cytology. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2009;133(12):1912–1916

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Meet the BD Totalys™ MultiProcessor

Designed to meet the needs of evolving cervical cancer screening

Features

  • Automates the unique BD cellular enrichment process for BD SurePath™ Liquid-based Pap test
  • Optional, customizable aliquots supports ancillary molecular testing, including the BD Onclarity™ HPV Assay
  • Full chain of custody from collection vial to sample outputs
  • Intuitive touch-screen interface puts the entire process at your fingertips

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Technical Specifications

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Cytology

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Cervical cancer

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Fully automated

Integrated data management

Liquid-based cytology

Aliquot option

Intuitive interface

Electrical specifications

Voltage 100-240 VAC ± 10%
Current 10-6 A
Input line frequency 47-63 Hz

Operating conditions

Temperature 18°C – 30°C / 64.4°F – 86°F
Humidity 20% to 80%, non-condensing
Locations Level surface; no direct heat
Altitude Up to 2000m (6562ft)
Light conditions From dark to 15000 lux; no direct light

Specimen handling

Specimen collection type BD SurePath™ Collection Vial
Sample volume 6mL or 8mL aliquot drawn for cytology testing
Customizable molecular aliquots from 0.25 mL – 1.5 mL*/td>
On-board sample capacity Up to 96 patient samples (6 trays x 16 samples)
Positive sample identification 2D barcodes on all patient vials and instrument consumables ensure chain of custody

*One transfer per sample only

Meet the BD Totalys™ SlidePrep

Full automation from preparation to staining*

Performance

  • Processes BD SurePath™ Liquid-based Pap test and Non-Gynaecological samples
  • Fully integrates with the BD Totalys™ MultiProcessor to maintain continuous chain-of-custody
  • Consistent results with staining in individual chambers using fresh reagents for every sample
  • Accurate reagent pipetting and precise timing for each sample reduces process variability

* When used with the BD Totalys™ MultiProcessor

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Meet the BD FocalPoint™ GS Imaging System

Taking Pap testing to a different level

Performance

  • Statistically significant increases in disease detection over the manual screening method1
  • Directed QC technology™ flags up to 15% of highest ranked cases diagnosed as negative for additional review to assist in the reduction of false negative diagnoses1
  • ‘No Further Review’ functionality enables triaging of up to 25% of lower ranked slides without the requirement for secondary screening
  • Compared to manual screening, the BD FocalPoint™ GS Imaging System was associated with a 42% overall decrease in ASC / SIL ratio1, leading to more accurate diagnosis.

ACS, atypical squamous cells; HSIL, high-grade squamous intraepithelial lesions; LSIL, low-grade squamous intraepithelial lesions.

1. BD FocalPoint™ GS Imaging System Product Insert. 2. Bowditch R.C, Clarke J.M, Baird P.J, Greenberg M.L. Diagn Cytopathol. 2012;40(12):1093-1099.

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