Supporting best-in-class diagnostic services for all Nigerians at MeCure Healthcare
Category : Case Study
MeCure is a Leader in the Medical Diagnostic and Healthcare sector in Nigeria and West Africa with an established Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Company in Lagos, and Diagnostic Centres in Lagos (Oshodi), Ondo, Aba, Umuahia, Kano, Ibadan and a State of the Art Eye Centre. MeCure’s diagnostics division was formally launched in 2009 with the mission of providing quality healthcare on time and with a smiling face.
MeCure’s strongest point, and perhaps what distinguishes them clearly in the industry, is the fact that they have ALL medical diagnostic investigations (more than 2300 tests listed) under one roof and their services are affordable, customer friendly and cost effective. Their diagnostic services are not limited to MRI / CT Scan / Digital X ‐ Ray / Color Doppler / Mammography / ECG & Cardiac Stress test, but also include the newest Bi ‐ Directional Pathology equipment to cover Bio-Chemistry, Immunology, Flow Cytometry & fully automated Microbiology.
MeCure’s quest for quality diagnostic services have continuously made it possible to partner with Roche Diagnostics which manufactures equipment and reagents for research and medical diagnostic applications. In addition to various other Roche instruments, MeCure recently acquired the Cobas 6000 analyzer series, which is a fully automated system with the pre- analytical (Cobas p 471 automatic
In addition to various other Roche instruments, MeCure recently acquired the Cobas 6000 analyzer series, which is a fully automated system with the pre- analytical (Cobas p 471 automatic centrifuge and p 612 sorting unit) and analytical (Cobas C 501 module and cobas C 601 module) unit. A maximum of 76 tubes can be centrifuged per load. It has a loading capacity of 150 samples in two trays of 75 Load 5-position racks via dedicated STAT port with rerun buffer or by tray. The Cobas c 501 module Clinical chemistry runs ISE (K, Na, Cl), over 100 homogeneous immunoassays, HbA1c (whole blood measurement) and through put of up to 1,000 tests/hour and 60 direct-access assays. The Cobas e 601 module is heterogeneous immunoassays, including cardiac markers and over 80 assays for anemia, bone and tumor markers, hormones, and infectious diseases. It has a throughput of up to 170 tests/hour and 25 direct access assays. The most prominent challenge in fully automated systems is
The most prominent challenge in fully automated systems is maintenance of equipment. ISN products Nigeria; the distributor of Roche guarantees steady preventive maintenance of their equipment. Highly skilled and trained biomedical engineers from ISN constantly carry out preventive maintenance service (PMS) on all our cobas equipment. The biomedical engineers are always available when there is an emergency technical issue with the Cobas equipment. ISN has been consistently providing quality service and ensuring we do not have a down time with all our equipment.
“ISN and ROCHE have immensely contributed to our vision of quality service, significantly improved our turnaround time and excellent analytical performance with high precision and accuracy”
– Sani Alkali Hamza , Laboratory Manager Mecure Health Care Ltd
For over 30 years, ISN has been one of the leading distributors of medical diagnostics products in Nigeria. Our business model is built around high-quality instruments from world-class manufacturers, unmatched technical services from our highly trained biomedical engineers and applications specialists, and a wide availability of supporting reagents and consumables.
Our current product portfolio includes Clinical Chemistry and Immunoassay AutoAnalysers from Roche Diagnostics; Haematology Auto-Analysers, Ultrasound machines, and Pati ent Monitors from Mindray International; Rapid Tests and ELISA kits from CTK Biotech; and Lab Water systems from Merck Millipore. ISN also provides diabetes management products and services, cold chain logistics solutions, and laboratory advisory services. Whatever the size of your lab, we have a solution to match your needs.
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