Our Technological Portfolio
Our Technological Portfolio

Melsta Laboratories is proud to employ the latest in laboratory instrumentation in all of our laboratories.

Every laboratory we have launched has been carefully planned with ample redundancy and service quality in mind, to reduce any instance of technical breakdown at any given time using Sri Lankas first Live logistics system.

Biochemistry Analyser - Cobas C311

  • Stand alone, flexible consolidated testing system
  • Consolidated testing from a broad menu of clinical chemistry applications.
  • Capacity for ion-selective electrode (ISE) determination: sodium, potassium, and chloride in serum, plasma, and urine.
  • Measurement of HbA1c levels in whole blood

Biochemistry Analyser – Cobas C-111

  • Comprehensive test menu
  • Easy integration of STAT samples
  • Same reagent formulations as the larger Cobas analysers
  • Standardizes results
  • Vital for integrated laboratory networks serving outpatient services, emergency departments and clinics and private laboratories serving primary care physicians

Immunoassay Test Analyser - Cobas E411

  • Fully automated
  • Uses patented ElectroChemiLuminescence (ECL) technology
  • Quantitative and qualitative in vitro assay determinations for a broad range of applications (including anaemia; bone, cardiac and tumour markers; critical care; fertility/hormones; maternal care; and infectious diseases)
  • Available as a rack or disk sample handling system

Electrolyte Analyser - Cobas 9180

  • Reliable, flexible, ease of use and low running costs combined in a single, competitively priced instrument for the first time
  • Simple, hands – on operation and low maintenance, delivering reliable results
  • Testing flexibility with interchangeable electrodes, multiple sampling and stand – by mode
  • Maintenance – free electrodes combined with extensive performance monitoring ensuring consistent high – quality performance

HbA1C Analyser - Tosoh G8

  • Automated glycohaemoglobin analyser based on non – porous ion – exchange high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) ensuring rapid, accurate and precise separation of stable HbA1c (sA1c) from other haemoglobin fractions.
  • HLC-723G8 (G8) measures HbA1c in 1.6 minutes with less than 2% CV.
  • Highest performance standards in precision
  • Conferred G8, the International Gold Standard for HbA1c analysis for absolute reliability and confidence in reporting
  • Better patient care delivering the perfect solution towards diagnosing and monitoring the treatment of diabetic patients.
  • High throughput of HbA1c results with Hb variant detection, providing the ideal solution for rapid and reliable diabetic monitoring and diagnosis.
  • In depth analysis of patients with haemoglobin variants can be achieved through a simple mode change to β-thalassemia program.
  • Flexibility by offering the unique opportunity to upgrade from a 90 sample loader to 290 sample loader and laboratory automation models.

Spectrophotometry Analyser - Shimadzu UV1900 UV-VIS

  • Large, easy – to – use colour touch panel ensuring excellent operability.
  • All functions are directly reachable with large, comprehendible icons.
  • Patented LOW-RAY-LIGH® diffraction grating technology ensuring low stray light with high resolution and one of the largest ranges of linearity.
  • Can be operated as a standalone instrument
  • The new LabSolutions UV-Vis (Shimadzu's UV-Vis control software released simultaneously) expands user possibilities, contributing to data pass/fail judgments using its spectral evaluation functions.
  • Ability to connect with Shimadzu's analysis data management systems (LabSolutions DB/CS), providing fully integrated data management with other analysis instruments as requested by the various guidelines and regulations relating to electronic records and electronic signatures.

Haematology Analyser – XN550

  • Features an automated sampler
  • Improves workflow productivity with Rerun & Reflex functionality and continuous loading feature
  • Integrated IPU
  • Operated via a compact LCD colour touchscreen
  • Incorporates Sysmex technologies of fluorescence flow cytometry, hydrodynamic focussing and cyanide-free SLS method for determining haemoglobin
  • Can be upgraded by adding new clinical and productivity values/ connecting to Extended IPU

Haematology Analyser - Sysmex XN350

  • Single sample analysis in open mode.
  • Fully integrated Information Processing Unit (IPU) including an LCD colour touchscreen
  • Does not require separate computer
  • Incorporates Sysmex technologies of fluorescence flow cytometry, hydrodynamic focusing and cyanide-free SLS method for determining haemoglobin.
  • Can be upgraded by adding new clinical and productivity values, or by opting for further professional services and connecting to the Extended IPU

Coagulation Analyser - Sysmex CA660

  • Compact and fully automated combining optical detection technology and the reagent system of its predecessors – with modification
  • Routine testing along with specialty homeostasis testing such as D-dimer and von Willebrand Factor activity.
  • Provides a complete patient profile.
  • Serves as a great primary analyser for low-volume homeostasis laboratories
  • Serves as a powerful backup instrument in larger laboratories.
  • Designed in line with our advanced Silent Design concept, ensuring a solid construction that is hard – wearing and robust.
  • Reliable performance

Capillary Electrophoresis Analyser - Sebia Minicap

  • Haemoglobin electrophoresis is a well-established technique routinely used in clinical laboratories to screen samples for hemoglobinopathies (haemoglobin variants and thalassemia).
  • Enables the efficient separation of haemoglobin fractions and detection of a large number of haemoglobin variants and thalassemia’s patterns.
  • MINICAP instruments perform all sequences automatically, from sampling to the final clear – cut profile, with precise quantification and presumptive identification of the most common haemoglobins.
  • High resolution separation of the major haemoglobin variants (Hb S, Hb C, Hb D and Hb E) and accurate quantification of the Hb A2 and Hb F.
  • Hb H and Hb Bart’s, as seen in alpha-thalassemia are clearly separated and easily quantified.
  • haemoglobin analysis on adult samples

Blood Culture Automated System (BACTEC™ FX 80)

  • Patented resin-containing media showing higher rates of organism recovery, enabling the proper diagnosis and treatment of bloodstream infections.
  • Builds on the superior fluorescence detection technology Tuberculosis System (MIGIT320) which uses BD BBL™ MGIT media and patented sensors, efficiently leveraging advanced fluorometric technology to facilitate highly accurate detection of O2 consumption without sharps.
  • Continuous performance of automated quality control to ensure precise and reliable operation providing results as positive/negative and numerical growth units.
  • Simply walk away after scanning and loading the plastic sample tubes
  • Identification of positives as they occur, speeding results to improve patient care and reducing hospital stays

Immunoassay Analyser – Architect i1000SR

  • Delivering STAT results
  • Flexible protocols enhance laboratory workflow

Mycobacterial Detection System - Bactec MGIT

  • Fully automated solution for mycobacterial liquid culture and susceptibility testing
  • Continuous automated quality control
  • Precise and reliable operation
  • Results in positive/negative and numerical growth units
  • Identifies positives as they occur, speeding results to improve patient care, reduce hospital stays and optimize equipment and staff utilization.

Microtome RM2125 RT

  • Functionality and reliability in measuring the quality of rotary microtomes.
  • Sophisticated yet robust technology, ergonomic design and exemplary functionality
  • Uses the reliable Leica microtome technology.

Tissue Processor (Tek VIP 6AI)

  • Cost efficient method for the production of superior quality tissue blocks enabling easy and accurate diagnosis.
  • From a long line of Gold Standard technology producing the latest outstanding and reliable machines.
  • Exceptional patient sample safety in addition to user safety

Auto Strainer (Gemini AS)

  • Automated slide strainer delivering high – through put staining capabilities
  • Intuitive touch – screen interface, operating the machine is easy – to – learn and simple – to – use.
  • Unique dual – level design with integrated power supply and touch-screen ensuring the maximum space savings.
  • Small footprint allowing the machine to be placed near the sectioning area for optimal workflow.
  • Intelligent look – ahead control software providing the ability to run up to 12 slide racks simultaneously with minimal reduction in speed.
  • “Urgent” feature enabling a rack to be given priority for MOHS surgery or similar STAT needs.
  • 5 heated stations providing maximum throughput without the need for a separate drying oven

Embedding Console System – Tissue – Tek TEC 6

  • Reliable and easy-to-use
  • Ideal conventional tissue embedder for laboratory

Histo-Tek® VP1™

  • High quality and reliable tissue processing from Sakura Finetek
  • High quality tissue processing simply and safely

Qiagen Gene 5 Plex RT-PCR Analyser (Germany)

  • For outstanding performance in real-time PCR
  • Outstanding thermal and optical performance due to rotary format
  • An unmatched optical range spanning UV to infrared wavelengths
  • State-of-the art analyses supported by user-friendly software
  • Low maintenance and maximum convenience due to robust design
  • High performance in multiple applications with QIAGEN assays

QIAGEN's real-time PCR cycler, the Rotor-Gene Q, combines multiple optimized design features to provide the outstanding performance and reliable results that your research demands. Together with optimized QIAGEN kits for real-time PCR, the Rotor-Gene Q enables streamlined analysis for a wide range of applications. Q-Rex Software is operating and analysis software for life science qPCR applications. A choice of plug-ins lets you add new functionality without affecting established workflows.

Bio-Rad C1000 touch thermocycle PCR Analyser (USA)

The C1000 Touch thermal cycler offers superior performance and a large color touch screen for easy programming. This fully modular platform is able to accommodate different throughput needs with easily interchangeable reaction modules that swap in seconds without tools. Each PCR module has a fully adjustable heated lid that supports a wide range of vessels and sealers, including low-profile and standard-height PCR plates.

Ultra Low Temperature Freezers – PHCBi (Panasonic) (Japan)

TwinGuard Ultra Low Temperature Freezers satisfies an industry demand for safe, long-term storage for the most high-valued materials. Two, independent refrigeration systems, combined with optional liquid CO2 back-up systems, offer a circle of protection unmatched in the marketplace.

With two independent refrigeration systems TwinGuard freezers maintain a reliable and uniform -86ºC ultra low temperature environment. Should one cooling system suffer an unexpected failure, the other circuit will keep irreplaceable samples safely around -70ºC until service can be arranged.

Thermo Fischer Haraeus Pico 21

Thermo Fischer Presco 21

Thermo Fischer Megafuge 16

Bio safety cabinets - Euro-Clone (Italy)

PCR Hood – Esco Airstream (Germany)

CFX96 Touch Deep Well Real-Time PCR Detection System

The CFX96 Touch Deep Well Real-Time PCR Detection System offers precise quantification and target discrimination for up to 5 targets in large-volume reactions. The system incorporates industry-leading technology and stand-alone functionality to provide a robust and easy-to-use qPCR instrument for reliable results.

TanBead Maelstrom 4800 automated RNA Extractor

Maelstrom 4800 is a standalone and compact automated nucleic acid extractor designed for medium-throughput applications. Specialized spin tips enable efficient mixing of magnetic beads. With an intuitive UI and customizable programs, Maelstrom 4800 enables laboratory productivity by transforming routine operations into a walk-away solution.