• Technology and Equipment

    The Clinical Lab at Cincinnati Children's features state-of-the-art technology for optimal and accurate results. We only accept the best in our machinery — the highest quality, the latest releases, and the most comprehensive hardware available in today's medical manufacturing.

    BN Prospec and BN II System Nephelometer System

    The Cincinnati Children's Clinical Lab uses the BN Prospec and BN II Nephelometer Systems of Siemens Diagnostics. They are the systems of choice for routine and specialty Plasma Protein assays in medium throughput laboratories in more than 50 countries worldwide.

    BN Prospec Features

    • Antigen excess security through optimized reaction conditions and pre-reaction protocols
    • Calibration of various assays in parallel using multi-analyte standards
    • Excellent assay precision and recovery of controls
    • Full barcode identification of samples, controls, standards and reagents
    • Fully automated sample processing including customized re-measurements
    • More than 60 assay protocols allow determinations in serum, plasma, urine and CSF 
    • Patient-oriented sample processing

    BN II Features

    • Comprehensive assay range
    • Designed for high protein workload
    • Easy operation
    • Fully automated protein determinations
    • Nephelometry-based technology for greater sensitivity
    • Rapid availability of results
    • True random-access mode

    Dimension Xpand Plus Integrated Chemistry System

    The Dimension Xpand Plus integrated chemistry system combines chemistry, STAT and specialty testing on a single, compact, easy-to-use system.

    • True integration of chemistry and immunoassay provides uncompromised throughput
    • Built-in automation provides the confidence that anyone can run any test at any time
    • Full disease-state profiling on a single analyzer – over 90 methods and growing
    • The most commonly ordered panels from a single sample
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  • Nephrology and Hypertension

    Read an overview about the Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, which also includes the Kidney Clinic, the Kidney Transplant Program and Dialysis Unit.

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