Sysmex America, Lincolnshire, Ill, announced an exclusive agreement with Siemens Healthineers that grants North American rights to distribute and service Siemens Healthineers Clinitek Novus Automated Urine Analyzer for hospital and reference laboratory use. The Clinitek Novus combines dry-pad urine chemistry technology and a cassette test format to help ensure maximum productivity and standardized testing. “Sysmex America is proud to add Siemens Healthineers Clinitek Novus Urine Analyzer, the best-in-class strip reader available in North America, to its line of products,” says Andy Hay, chief operating officer of Sysmex America. “Siemens Healthineers Clinitek Novus Urine Analyzer completes Sysmex America’s automated urinalysis portfolio, resulting in a modular and fully automated urinalysis workflow solution that integrates urine chemistry, fluorescent flow cytometry, and digital imaging.” The Clinitek Novus Automated Urine Analyzer offers a full spectrum of chemistry strip tests. The analyzer also features unique and easy-to-use “load-and-go” test cassettes that simplify operation. “Demand for superior technology, system flexibility, and workflow efficiency continues to grow and partnerships such as this one with Sysmex America are key to meeting the unique needs of each laboratory,” says Christoph Pedain, PhD, head of point of care diagnostics for Siemens Healthineers. “Sysmex America is a trusted leader respected for optimizing the efficiency, operations, and financial performance of clinical laboratories.” The Siemens Healthineers Clinitek Novus Automated Urine Analyzer will be distributed by Sysmex America as a fully integrated component of the company’s portfolio of UN-Series instruments and as a stand-alone product, both with full-service support provided by Sysmex America. To learn more, visit Sysmex. Featured image: Siemens Healthineers’ Clinitek Novus Automated Urine Analyzer (courtesy Sysmex America).