Diagnostics Overview

Abbott Diagnostics Division

ADD is a global leader in in vitro diagnostics and offers a broad range of innovative instrument systems and tests for hospitals, reference labs, blood banks, physician offices and clinics. Our products offer customers automation, convenience and flexibility, all of which may lead to cost effectiveness. ADD has helped transform the practice of medical diagnosis through science and research as well as our commitment to helping physicians, laboratories and hospitals improve patient care and lower overall costs. ADD's history includes first-of-a-kind products and significant technological advancements. An overview of our products appears below.

Core Laboratory Diagnostics. Abbott Core Laboratory Diagnostics offers a broad range of innovative instruments and tests across key segments in the global diagnostics market, including hospitals, reference laboratories, blood banks, physician offices and clinics.

Immunoassay and Clinical Chemistry. Includes systems and assays to measure a variety of antigens, antibodies and analytes found in the blood and to diagnose and monitor diseases and therapies. Also includes blood-screening instrumentation and assays used to ensure the safety of the blood supply.

AbbottLink Software that transmits instrument performance information to Abbott's service operations through the Internet, enhancing the remote identification and rapid resolution of technical issues on select analyzers.
ABBOTT PRISMnEXT An automated immunoassay analyzer designed to perform Chemiluminescent Immunoassay (ChLIA) technology. The ABBOTT PRISMnEXT performs batch/continuous access and STAT processing of specimens
ACCELERATOR Automated Processing Systems Automates the labor-intensive sample identification, routing, centrifugation and storage logistics in the laboratory. ACCELERATOR APS improves process consistency, reduces dependency on manual labor and enhances overall operator safety.
ARCHITECT c4000, c8000, c16000 Low-, medium- and high-volume clinical chemistry analyzers with broad testing menus to facilitate routine and specialty chemistry testing.
ARCHITECT i2000SR, i1000SR Modular analyzers that provide immunoassay testing. Menu includes tests for cancer, infectious disease, cardiovascular and thyroid disease, fertility and pregnancy.
ARCHITECT ci4100 An automated analyzer that integrates the ARCHITECT c4000 clinical chemistry analyzer with the i1000SR immunoassay analyzer on one platform.
ARCHITECT ci8200, ci16200 Analyzers that integrate the ARCHITECT c8000 and c16000 clinical chemistry analyzers with the i2000SR instrument to provide a consolidated workstation to perform both clinical chemistry and immunoassay testing.
AxSYM Automated immunoassay with continuous access and STAT capabilities. Menu includes tests for cancer, cardiovascular and thyroid disease, drugs of abuse, fertility, hepatitis, pregnancy and infectious disease.
Instrument Manager Software that provides connectivity and functionality across the entire laboratory, reducing turnaround time and labor dependency, while improving the quality of result reporting.


Hematology. Abbott develops, manufactures and markets CELL-DYN hematology systems used to perform blood cell analysis.

CELL-DYN Ruby, CELL-DYN 3200, CELL-DYN 3700 Complete line of highly automated hematology analyzers to meet the testing needs of mid-volume laboratories or CLIA moderate laboratories.
CELL-DYN Emerald, CELL-DYN 1800 Low-volume, automated hematology analyzer for small to midsize clinical laboratories.
CELL-DYN Sapphire High-volume, automated hematology analyzer that incorporates monoclonal antibody tests, reducing the need for external sample analysis.

Refer to the instrument specific Operations Manual for operational precautions, limitations and hazards.

Quality Policy

It is the Abbott Diagnostics Division's Quality Policy to improve health care by providing high quality, safe and effective diagnostic products.

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All ARCHITECTS are Class I Laser Products. ACCELERATOR (APS), ACCELERATOR a3600, AXSYM, and ABBOTT PRISMnEXT are Class II Laser Products. CELL-DYN 3000, 3200, 3500/3700, Ruby, 4000 and Sapphire are all Class I Laser Products.