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We are in the process of evaluating new blood bank analyzers.  It's been while since the last post comparing them.  Can anyone provide updated information on working with Grifols Erytra or Ortho Vision?  We currently have the Immucor Echo.  Thank you!

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Went live with our Erytra in February (used to have a ProVue).  The staff has been extremely happy with the switch...especially our 2nd and 3rd shifters who are covering more than one department.  True random access, great traceability, & responsive company who are already implementing our suggestions.  

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We went live on our Erytra over a year ago. We're very happy with the analyzer and I love working with grifols.

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I was a key operator at my last job for the erytra. Fantastic instrument! It is incredibly quick, easy to understand, and I had very few errors with it's use. Also, TRUE stat function! We did have a problem with HLA antigens in our screen cells, that lead to a lot of unnecessary panels being run. After contacting Grifols, they quickly adjusted their donor screening process and the subsequent lots were clean. I was very satisfied with their customer service, and willingness to modify their products and software for their clients.

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3 hours ago, Micper81 said:

If anyone is interested, we have x 3 used Bio-Rad IH-1000 analyzers in excellent condition.  

Michael

 

Michael,

Please stop posting ads in the forum.

Thanks

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We are interested in seeing what Grifols has to offer but have not been successful in contacting anyone or finding the info on their website.  does anyone have a sales rep contact that they would be willing to share please?

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48 minutes ago, Marianne said:

We are interested in seeing what Grifols has to offer but have not been successful in contacting anyone or finding the info on their website.  does anyone have a sales rep contact that they would be willing to share please?

I called my rep to see who covers your area...I'll keep you posted.  We absolutely love our Erytra :)

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We went LIVE with the Erytra just over a year ago.  Have had some "kinks" to work out, but as others have indicated, Grifols is GREAT at responding to fixes and corrections!  I am totally a GEL girl.....and the Vision has had some issues of it's own.  The Erytra and Grifols have a great future.....that I feel confident of. :D It is a fun machine to operate and is definitely advantageous in many ways....especially for large Institutions.

Brenda Hutson, MT(ASCP)SBB

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