BD FACSDuet

Delivering Flexibility in Specimen and Tube Type

The BD FACSDuet™ answers the growing needs of the laboratories to handle different types and sizes of specimen tubes, and supports the hospitals’ needs for consolidation and testing centralization. The BD FACSDuet delivers the flexibility that is required by supporting twenty two (22) different type of blood collection tubes from different Manufacturers.


The choice includes BD Vacutainer®, Sarstedt S-Monovette®, Greiner and Streck tubes.

Tube Type Tube size

Cat. No.  (For dimensional reference only)

Cap
BD Vacutainer™ 13 x 75 mm

366664 - plastic

366667 - plastic

367671 - glass

BD Hemogard™

Conventional

BD Hemogard™

13 x 100 mm

367886 - plastic

368660 - plastic

367729 - glass

366450 - glass

BD Hemogard™

Conventional

BD Hemogard™

Conventional

16 x 100 mm

366643 - plastic

367880 - plastic

366480 - glass

BD Hemogard™

Conventional

Conventional

Greiner 13 x 75 mm

454024

454052

Premium cap

Non-ridged pull cap

13 x 100 mm

456023

456043

Premium cap

Non-ridged pull cap

16 x 100 mm 455084 Non-ridged pull cap

Sarstedt

S-monovette®

2.7 mL, 11 x 66 mm 05.1167, 05.1167.001 N/A
2.6 mL, 13 x 65 mm 04.1901, 04.1901.001 N/A
3.4, 13 x 65 mm 04.1914, 04.1914.001 N/A
4.9 mL, 13 x 90 mm 04.1931, 04.1931.001 N/A
4.0 mL, 15 x 75 mm 03.1068, 03.1068.001 N/A

Streck

Cyto-Chex®

BCT™

5.0 mL, 13 x 75 mm

213361

(5 mL, 6-tube pack)

N/A
2 mL Flat

213559

(2 mL, 6-tube pack)

N/A

Specimen management is driven by tube adaptors. Seven (7) tube adaptors are available; they are barcoded and color coded for easy identification; they guarantee accurate tube piercing and sample volume dispensing.




Adapter label

Compatible specimen tubes

D13 L65

Sarstedt 2.6 mL and 3.4 mL

D11 L66

Sarstedt 2.7 ml

D13 L75

BD Vacutainer, Streck 5 mL and Greiner 2.0 mL and 3.0 mL

D15 L75

Sarstedt 4.0 mL

D13 L90

Sarstedt 4.9 mL

D13 L100

BD Vacutainer & Greiner 6.0 mL and 7.0 mL

D16 L100

BD Vacutainer & Greiner 9.0 mL and 10.0 mL

Driving Workflow Efficiency and Throughput

Up to 40 specimen tubes can be accommodated at any given time in 4 racks holding 10 specimens each, driving workflow efficiency and throughput.


Two type of specimen racks are available, of which one is specifically designed for pediatric tubes(B)

  • A. FACSDuet Barcode Scanning_no numbers
  • B. FACSDuet Barcode Scanning_pediatrics tube

    Specimen traceability and automated worklist creation are guaranteed by 5 different barcodes on the specimen rack, identifying:

    1. Rack
    2. Tube position
    3. Empty position
    4. Adaptor
    5. Specimen
      FACSDuet Barcode Scanning_with numbers

    Automated barcode scanning during rack insertion enables:

    • Patient specimen traceability
    • Pipetting management
    • Retrieving patient and assay information from Laboratory Information System (LIS) for automated worklist creation


Unless otherwise noted the products are for in Vitro Diagnostic Use. CE marked in compliance with the In Vitro Diagnostic Medical Device Directive 97/79/EC