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CARYSTA HVC is a high-volume chemistry instrument that enables veterinarians to run a wide range of in-house diagnostics with greater flexibility and efficiency. Bringing reference laboratory technology to the veterinary clinic, CARYSTA HVC delivers results you can rely on.

Flexible and Comprehensive Test Menu — Select from a Combination of 41 Available Parameters

• Alanine Aminotransferase
• Albumin
• Alkaline Phosphatase
• Aspartate Aminotransferase
• Bicarbonate
• Direct Bilirubin
• Total Bilirubin
• Blood Urea Nitrogen
• Calcium
• Chloride
• Cholesterol
• Creatine Kinase
• Creatinine
• Gamma-Glutamyl Transferase
• Glucose
• Iron
• Lactate
• Lactate Dehydrogenase
• Lipase DGGR
• Magnesium
• Non-Esterified Fatty Acids
• Phosphorus
• Potassium
• Sodium
• Total Protein
• Total Thyroxine
• Triglycerides
• Unsaturated Iron Binding Capacity
• Uric Acid
• α-Amylase
• β-Hydroxybutyrate

10 Calculated
• Adjusted Calcium (Albumin)
• Adjusted Calcium (Total Protein)
• Albumin/Globulin
• Anion Gap
• Indirect Bilirubin
• Blood Urea Nitrogen/Creatinine
• Calcium/Phosphorus
• Globulin
• Osmolality
• Sodium/Potassium

Innovative Flexibility for Enhanced Patient Care


Reference laboratory technology brought to your veterinary clinic, for results you can rely on:

  • Liquid reagent technology that performs to the standard of the reference lab3
  • Minimization of interfering substances and extended linearity for reliable results the first time4
  • Accuracy and precision verified for every available analyte2


The freedom to perform the tests you need, when you need them

  • Flexible panels and customized test selection1
  • Vast menu provides greater in-clinic capabilities
  • Emergency interrupt capability to prioritize urgent samples1


Streamlined practice workflow and minimized operator involvement

  • On-board reagent stability, auto dilution and rerun capability reduces technician workload
  • Multiple sample positions minimizes reloading and decreases wait time
  • Fast turnaround time delivers results quickly, enabling timely diagnoses

Ease of Use

Ready when you need it, with intuitive operation and low maintenance

  • Intuitive quality assurance protocols and reagent handling for simple operation
  • Minimal maintenance schedule for dependable day-to-day operation
  • Automated routines and intuitive user interface deliver ease of use

Cost Efficiency

The opportunity to enhance diagnostic revenue by conducting more chemistry tests in-house

  • Low operating costs
  • Streamlined labor and workflow
  • Customizable panels optimize consumable use
  • Various options to acquire the instrument

Simple Operation

simple operation

1 Data on file, CARYSTA™ HVC Operator’s Manual, Zoetis Services LLC
2 Data on file, CAR-00088 CARYSTA HVC Available Assays, Zoetis Services LLC
3 Data on file, TI-04141 Additional Study: Canine DiaSys respons 910 vs. Olympus AU640, Zoetis Services LLC
4 Data on file, DiaSys Accuracy and Correlation Data: Studies LBL-02040, LBL-02090 – LBL-02124 and LBL-02228, Zoetis Services LLC
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  • Fully customizable test panels Run any combination of tests to suit the individual needs of patients - no dependence on preset panels
    Urgent sample capability Prioritize emergency patients with urgent loading drawer to run priority samples ahead of ongoing tests
    Expandable test menu Designed as an open system, the CARYSTA HVC test menu has room to grow
    Smart sample probe Patented technologies including metering, mixing, depth sensing, and clot detection carried out - all with no operator involvement
    Carefree reagent handling Reagent containers can provide up to 200 tests and are room temperature stable, reducing time spent replenishing, unloading, and loading
  • System type Benchtop clinical chemistry analyzer
    Throughput up to 150 tests/hour
    Reagent/sample tray 30 reagent positions plus 30 sample positions; combined in single tray with stat port for continuous loading and urgent samples
    Sample types (*Assay dependent)

    Validated for serum and plasm

    Other sample types: CSF, urine

    Sample volume 2-30 μL - average of only 5 μL4
    Reagent pipetting volume Reagent 1: 120-250 μL
    Reagent 2: 10-130 μL
    Urgent sample capabilities Two sample positions for loading of emergency samples at any time
    Bar code identification Automated bar code reader for input of sample and reagent data
    Measuring principle Colorimetry (rate; end point)
    Sample tubes/cups Primary tubes of 5, 7, and 10 mL and sample cups (1.5 and 2.5 mL)
    Reagent on board capacity 30 different methods
    Reaction temperature 37 ± 0.2 °C
    Photometry 12 wavelengths: 340, 380, 405, 450, 480, 508, 546, 570, 600, 660, 700 and 800 nm (mono and bi-chromatic)
    PMS/LIS connectivity Interfaces to most PIMS systems, offering bi-directional and bar code reading capability
    Remote diagnostics Yes
    Power source AC 110/220 V, 60/50 Hz; 300 VA excluding PC/printer/monitor
    Dimensions 24 in (W) x 26 in (D) x 24 in (H) / 60 cm (W) x 67 cm (D) x 60 cm (H)
    Weight Approximately 132 lbs / 60 kg

The product information provided in this site is intended only for residents of the United States. The products discussed herein may not have marketing authorization or may have different product labeling in different countries. The animal health information contained herein is provided for educational purposes only and is not intended to replace discussions with an animal healthcare professional. All decisions regarding the care of a veterinary patient must be made with an animal healthcare professional, considering the unique characteristics of the patient. CAR-00131

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