Grifols receives FDA approval of Erytra Eflexis®, the latest advancement in scalable blood typing solutions


08.01.2019
  • Erytra Eflexis is a fully automated, benchtop analyzer that performs pretransfusion compatibility testing
  • This system incorporates two laboratory configurations in a single instrument, providing laboratory technicians adaptable solutions for daily workloads
  • Grifols is a leader in innovative blood typing systems that support safer transfusions worldwide

Barcelona (Spain) January 8, 2019 – Grifols, a leading producer of plasma- derived medicines and recognized leader in transfusion medicine, has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval of Erytra Eflexis, a fully automated, benchtop analyzer. The system performs pretransfusion compatibility testing using DG Gel®  technology.

Erytra Eflexis expands the Grifols' portfolio of blood typing solutions and can be used as a stand-alone system or in combination with other Grifols blood typing portfolio solutions. Erytra Eflexis facilitates multiple lab configurations and its ease of use requires minimal laboratory technician interaction.

"Grifols' dedication to developing and distributing improved diagnostic solutions has been exceptionally successful this year," said Carsten Schroeder, President of Grifols Commercial Diagnostic Division. "Erytra Eflexis marks our seventh FDA diagnostic approval so far in 2018, and it's the third approval for our expanding blood typing portfolio. And, feedback from the European medical community continues to be positive since receiving the CE Mark in June 2017."

Erytra Eflexis incorporates two lab configurations in a single instrument so laboratories can select the solution best suited to various workflow needs and capacities. This smart, flexible and intuitive system optimizes workflow efficiency and improves daily workloads, providing laboratories with a high level of flexibility and adaptability. It's designed for enhanced quality control to support improved patient care.

Interchangeable sample and reagent linear racks allow easy, continuous loading of cards, reagents and samples. A benchtop, compact model, Erytra Eflexis® features real random access with a capacity of up to 200 cards, 72 samples and 46 liquid reagents.  The  transparent  casing  provides  a  clear  view  of  the  simple  internal organization and processes.

For more information about Grifols Diagnostic Solutions, visit diagnostic.grifols.com.