TechValidate Research on Clinical Flow Cytometry

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658 Data Points Collected

65 Published TechFacts

11 Published Charts

2 Published Case Studies



Selected Research Highlights


Beckman Coulter Case Study

Small Business Health Care Company finds setting up high-content assays easier than before since using the DxFLEX

Introduction

This case study of a small business health care company is based on a June 2019 survey of Beckman Coulter customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“DxFLEX helped us to set up the challenging MRD application.”

“The field-upgradeable configurations will allow DxFLEX to grow with my lab’s requirements.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Beckman Coulter’s DxFLEX:

  • Factors that contributed to their decision to purchase the DxFLEX:
    • Small footprint
    • Ease of use
    • Sample loading options

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of DxFLEX that the surveyed company uses:

  • Analyzing 51–100 samples on the DxFLEX per week.
  • Instruments they also considered when purchasing a new flow cytometer:
    • NovoCyte® Flow Cytometer

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with DxFLEX:

  • Overall lab productivity increased with DxFLEX by 10-25%.
  • Setting up high-content assays is easier than before since using the DxFLEX.
  • DxFLEX was easy for our lab personnel to learn and master.
  • High-color applications accessible to flow cytometry newcomers.
  • Instrument setup and workflow improves the user’s learning curve.
  • Compensating high-color applications is much simpler.

Beckman Coulter Customer Testimonial

Importance of a quality control in a flow cytometric analysis

QC provides the only way to tell if patient results are valid.

Lab Manager, Large Enterprise Health Care Company

Beckman Coulter Customer Research

Controls in Clinical Flow Cytometry

How often do you run Leukemia and Lymphoma controls in your laboratory?

Every day
45%
Once per month
30%
Once per quarter
3%

Beckman Coulter Case Study

DxFLEX helped to increase overall lab productivity by 10-25% at the Peoples Hospital Of He Nan Province

Introduction

This case study of People’s Hospital of He Nan Province is based on a June 2019 survey of Beckman Coulter customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“DxFLEX helped to overcome challenges with complex analysis.”

“Simple and easy to use.”

“The field-upgradeable configurations will allow DxFLEX to grow with my lab’s requirements.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Beckman Coulter’s DxFLEX:

  • Factors that contributed to their decision to purchase the DxFLEX:
    • Customizable configurations
    • Ease of use
    • Availability of up to 3 lasers & 13 colors

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of DxFLEX that the surveyed company uses:

  • Analyzing more than 100 samples on the DxFLEX per week.
  • Instruments they also considered when purchasing a new flow cytometer:
    • BD FACSCanto (II)

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with DxFLEX:

  • Overall lab productivity increased with DxFLEX by 10-25%.
  • Setting up high-content assays is easier than before since using the DxFLEX.
  • Instrument setup and workflow improves user’s learning curve
  • DxFLEX makes high-color applications accessible to flow cytometry newcomers

Beckman Coulter Customer Testimonial

Importance of a quality control in a flow cytometric analysis

The use of quality control not only provides confidence of reliability of reagents used, but it also checks the person who is performing the testing.

Natalie Walker, Lab Supervisor, WFBMC

Beckman Coulter Customer Research

Controls in Clinical Flow Cytometry

What are the main challenges when implementing a process control for Leukemia & Lymphoma immunophenotyping?

Need to use several controls for full panel coverage
70%
No standard control
52%
Availability of CE-IVD/IVD controls
44%
Limited market offer
44%


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