Multiparametric immunoassay system for medium throughput

VIDAS®  is a reliable and easy-to-use automated benchtop immunoanalyzer. Based on the Enzyme Linked Fluorescent Assay (ELFA) technology, it provides high quality on-demand test results.

  • Robust system: MTBF > 700 days
  • Ideal for small to medium throughput: up to 80 tests per hour
  • Broad menu: over 100 parameters available in single-test format for routine, complementary, specialized or emergency testing
  • 1 patient = 1 test


VIDAS® offers routine batch or random access testing for serology, immunochemistry, antigen detection and immunohemostasis. Five independent analytical sections allow you to perform 30 tests simultaneously. The VIDAS® PC software enables easy test launch, data management, result storage and bidirectional interface with the laboratory information system. Simple and flexible, VIDAS® facilitates lab workflow with a simple answer to complex needs.

Ease of use

  • Simple steps
  1. Patient ID acquisition & sample distribution
  2. Load SPR® and reagent strip
  3. Press START key

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  • Just ‘Load and Go’
  • Easy access to patient files
  • Specific management of emergency tests
  • Workflow optimisation through bidirectional connection
  • User-friendly graphic interface

Flexibility and Security

  • Batch or single testing - all VIDAS® assays are in single-dose format
  • Simultaneous processing of different parameters
  • Bar-code identification of patients and reagents
  • Data saved on CD-Rom
  • Events recorded in real time

Reliable Quality Control

  • Management of internal and external controls
  • Activation of Westguard rules
  • Statistical data
  • Levey-Jennings graphical presentation

Instrument overview

Analytical Unit :

  • 5 independent sections of 6 slots
  • Pilot PC

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Technical specifications

Weight : 143 lbs (65 kg)

Electrical requirements:

Voltage 100-240VAC
Electrical consumption 3-1.2A
Frequency 50/60Hz
Power 280 VA maximum
Heat emission approximately 921 BTU/hr

Instrument dimensions:


Analytical area

  • Five independent sections with six test positions
  • Processing of different parameters simultaneously
  • Automated barcode identification

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  • User-friendly graphic interface
  • Specific management of emergency tests
  • Management of patient records
  • Quality control management
  • Work-flow optimization through a bi-directional interface


VIDAS® instrument services

  • Remote access support: prompt troubleshooting and data for on-site instrument maintenance via screen sharing

Certification support and integrated quality control

  • Support in obtaining ISO 15189 certification


  • On-site and off-site training sessions
  • E-learning courses
  • A wide offer to continually develop your lab’s skills and expertise

Please consult your local bioMérieux representative for product availability in your country

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