Vet Analyzer FAQ

Q1 : Can the skyla chemistry and immuno reagents be used again after one test ?

No, the skyla reagents are for single use.

Q2 : How long can the skyla reagents be kept ?

The skyla chemistry reagents can be stored for up to 14 months and
immunoassay reagents can be stored for up to 12 months at 2 - 8°C.

Q3 : Can the skyla expired reagents be used ?

No, the result of the test will be unreliable.
Do not change analyzer clock to be incorrect always, it will affect the test results.

Q4 : Can the skyla reagents be frozen and then used later ?

It’s not recommended to keep the reagents at freezing temperatures.

Q5 : What types of samples can be used with the skyla analyzers ?

For chemistry tests, the sample can be whole blood, serum or plasma.
For immunoassay tests, the sample can be serum or plasma.
For cA1C test, please use whole blood in EDTA collection tube.

Q6 : How much sample is required for a test ?

200μL for a chemistry panel test.
Different volume will be required for different immunoassay cartridges, 35μL for a Cartridge-E test and less than 10μL for a Cartridge-T test.
A fixed volume 220μL and 35μL pipettes are included in the package.

Q7 : What are the electrical power requirements to operate the analyzer ?

The device can operate with 100~240Volt, 47~63Hz AC power thru the external power adaptor bundled with the analyzer.

Q8 : Is surge protection or an uninterruptible power supply required for the skyla analyzer ?

We recommend to install an UPS or surge protector for the analyzer to avoid damage to the device, and to ensure the accuracy of test results.

Q9: If I didn’t input the animal category or age, will the result be correct ?

The wrong species choice could affect the test result to be incorrect, but others patient information such as name, age, weight... etc. will not affect.