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 test = 1 patient


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


  • 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


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

Height: 17.7 inches (45 cm)

Width: 34.6 inches (88 cm)

Depth: 21.7 inches (55 cm)


Analytical area

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




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


For product availability, please contact your local bioMérieux representative. 

VIDAS® instrument services

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

Certification support 

  • For laboratory certification ISO 15189 certification, support documents are available



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


VIDAS® Community

  • For more information please visit: www.myvidas.com, the VIDAS users' site
  • User guide
  • Simplified user guide
  • Maintenance calendar


To have access to these resources and strengthen your expertise, register now on www.myvidas.com


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