cobas® 6500 urine analyzer series

Fully automated urine work area solution

  • For laboratories processing 100 - 1000 urine samples per day
  • Modular design means it can be installed as a stand-alone urine analyzer, as a stand-alone microscopy analyzer or together as a fully automated urine work area solution
cobas 6500 urine analyzer series front view

cobas 6500 urine analyzer series



Fully automated urine work area solution

Optimize laboratory workflow in the urine work area

  • Consolidate urine strip and sediment testing, sample handling and transportation, data and results on one analyzer platform
  • Standardize the entire texting procedure
  • Walk-away time of 75 samples 
  • Reduce operator intervention with its cassette concept
  • Centralized result management
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cobas u 601 urine analyzer


cobas u 601 urine analyzer

New generation of fully automated urine strip system

Precise and secure strip results

  • 12 on-board parameters
  • cobas u pack : Convenient test strip cassette with 400 test strips 
  • Two weeks on board stability ( humidity protected RFID technology) 
  • Combur quality test strips
  • Patent test strip structure with ascorbic acid resistance
  • Comparable results across all Roche platforms measuring Combur quality test strips
cobas 6500 urine analyzer series upack

cobas u pack


cobas u pack parameter overview

  • pH
  • Leukocytes
  • Nitrite
  • Protein
  • Glucose
  • Ketones
  • Urobilinogen
  • Bilirubin
  • Erythrocytes
  • Specific Gravity
  • Color
  • Clarity 


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cobas u 701 microscopy analyzer


cobas u 701 microscopy analyzer

Automating the gold standard

  • cobas u 701 microscopy analyzer standardizes and automates all manual steps
  • Fully automated microscopy system for quantitative particle counting and semi quantitative or qualitative classification of particles
  • Reagent-free system
  • Only uses disposable cuvettes
  • 400 cuvettes in one package (cobas u cuvette)

Microcroscopy Parameter overview

cobas 6500 cuvette

cobas u cuvette

  • Erythrocytes
  • Leukocytes
  • Bacteria
  • Non-squamous epithelial cells
  • Epithelial cells
  • Hyaline cells
  • Pathological casts
  • Crystals
  • Yeasts
  • Mucus
  • Sperms

Improving productivity and efficiency of urine testing

The cobas 6500 urine analyzer series offers benefits in a number of areas:

Automating the gold standard

  • Increase productivity with a fully automated solution for sediment microscopy
  • Standardized processes and objective results
  • Real microscopy images eliminate operator variability
  • No need for manual review - improved TAT
  • Automatic reporting means increased productivity

Precise and reliable strip results

  • Unique reagent strip construction – with ascorbic acid resistance for reliable results
  • Fully automated measurement - no contact with samples needed 
  • Proven universal strip within the urinalysis family - comparable results for efficient back-up and network solution
  • Consolidate quality control data and results on a single platform

Consolidate Urine Work Area

  • Increase productivity by consolidating parameter menu
  • Convenient validation - all results on one screen

Optimize workflow

  • Reagent-free cassette significantly reduces operator intervention and ensures high quality results
  • Automated sieve testing for efficient cost management
  • Intuitive software navigation – minimize staff training and management
  • Improved maintenance – reagent-free operation, fully controlled reloading
  • Proven reliability - robust Roche design reduces need for intervention