MobiLab | The lab-to-go for fast and mobile on-site molecular diagnostics of biological pathogens
The demands for a molecular pathogen diagnostic under field conditions and the associated robust and fast analytic are increasing. Currently available pathogen detections require proof testing of samples in a qualified laboratory by trained personnel, whereby manpower, time and money are enormous. In order to reduce waiting times and to enable a low-cost sample analysis in the field, Analytik Jena has developed a device platform that meets these requirements. The overall system is very easy to use which makes the operation for laymen possible and as well reliable. The system also provides state-of-theart, highly specific pathogen detection in less than one hour.
Simple, robust and mobile: The operative words for the entire design concept, whether you’re using MobiLab One or MobiLab Case. Both instruments combine an entire laboratory, including extraction, thermal mixer and rapid PCR thermal cycler in a single unit.
Ultramodern instrument platform: MobiLab
The MobiLab is designed so that even nonspecialists will be guided step by step through a computerized manual from beginning of the sampling to the specific pathogen detection. This can be done easily and quickly, as the MobiLab combines nucleic acid extraction, thermal mixer and rapid PCR cycler in an expedient way. On the basis of an integrated high performance battery and supply in a robust case the system allows very flexible applications – future-oriented in the field. Due to the external power supply the MobiLab can be operated indoor on a surface of a sheet of DIN A4 paper to replace an entire laboratory. On the position, where normally one laptop finds its place, now two fully equipped workplaces can be established. The overall concept offers enormous variety and is therefore suitable for different applications. Both the robust housing and the soft-touch control panel are optimized for the outdoor use and realize an easy and thorough cleaning and disinfecting.
“A well-thought-out product line offering tremendous variety”
To meet the requirements of every user and various applications the MobiLab is available in two versions. Both devices combine an entire laboratory, including extraction, thermal mixer and PCR thermal cycler in a suitcase. If a simple Yes/No statement of a single sample or a sample pool is needed the MobiLab One is the right choice. With its removable Blocksystem Combi it allows easy storage and building up at lowest place. If samples should be analyzed under field conditions or even in a wet-wet environment the MobiLab Case is the best system. The operation takes place by a 5.7" touchscreen and an integrated Windows CE computer.
Mature technology for on-site analyses
This is the first ever mobile system for nucleic acid isolation followed by targeted rapidPCR amplification and final detection.
Yet another highlight: the system saves an enormous amount of time. The full process is typically completed in less than 60 minutes. The MobiLab system includes an integrated thermal shaker for effective sample lysis of different starting materials. DNA/RNA extraction is based on patented DC technology and proceeds by binding the nucleic acids to magnetic par ticles. A specially designed magnetic trap rapidly separates bound nucleic acids from other cellular components.
The device also includes a rapidPCR thermal cycler in which the sequence of interest is quickly amplified using RAH-(Rapid Amplification and Hybridization) technology and then hybridized in the same reaction.
Redefining pathogen detection
Ready-to-use kits, containing all of the reagents and consumables needed to detect different pathogens, have been perfectly adapted to the MobiLab system. Kits include, among other materials, sampling vessels and materials (such as swabs), reagents for nucleic acid extraction and PCR components in a pre-formulated and storable form.
Novel reaction cartridges, in which the entire amplification and detection process takes place, are also included.
This closed system reduces operating errors and contamination to an absolute minimum. Final pathogen detection is highly sensitive and is performed on a Lateral Flow Strip (LFS) containing an additional conjugate control to verify the reaction. All included. MobiLab kits combine all of the reagents and consumables needed for nucleic acid extraction, combined rapid PCR/hybridization reaction and final detection on a single, stable Lateral Flow Strip.
rapidPCR technology makes it possible to perform full pathogen detection in just one hour. This makes MobiLab unique in terms of flexibility and the speed with which results are made available: if the results are positive, users now have the option of taking preliminary action before the final report from the lab is finished.
This makes fast, reliable selfmonitoring an option for an extremely wide variety of users. Furthermore, the protocols are extraordinarily easy to process, which means that a wide variety of pathogens can be detected by individuals who do not possess a profound knowledge of molecular biology a pioneering step in on-site analysis.
MobiLab ONE – Base unit
for use with block systems of Analytik Jena, including battery pack, power supply and power cable, delivered in a robust and impact resistant case
MobiLab ONE – Blocksystem Combi
Block system to be used with MobiLab ONE - Base unit and Analytik Jena’s ready-to-use kits, including thermal mixer, rapidPCR thermal cycler and Magnetrack for 1.5 – 2.0 ml tubes
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Stand alone mobile instrument system, including battery pack, power supply and power cable, thermal mixer, rapidPCR thermal cycler and Magnetrack for 1.5 - 2.0 ml tubes, delivered in a robust and impact resistant case, to be used with Analytik Jena’s ready-to-use kits
The Magnetracks are used to wash, incubate and to seperate magnetic beads for volumes from 1.5 till 2.0 ml, 15 ml and 50 ml. They are suitable for all microbiological and molecularbiological applications with Magnetic Beads, like cell seperation, mRNA isolation, sequencing reactions, single strand seperation, etc...
Magnetrack small for 1.5 till 2.0 ml tubes
Magnetrack middle for 15 ml tubes
Magnetrack big for 50 ml tubes
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