ANALYSER CD4 (PIMA), 100-240V, 47-53Hz, 260300003


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The PIMA CD4 analyzer has been discontinued by the manufacturer in May 2022.

The consumables and spare parts remain available. Contact your laboratory advisor for alternative options.


PIMA analyser is a benchtop and portable fixed-volume cytometer for the enumeration of CD4+ T cells with Pima™ CD4 test cartridge on capillary or venous blood.


Cytometer for CD4 count

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Quality standards

  • EN IEC 61010-1, 2010, edition 3, +2019 Safety requirements for electrical equipment for measurement, control, and laboratory use - Part 1: General requirements
  • EN IEC 61326-1, 2020, edition 3, Electrical equipment for measurement, control and laboratory use - EMC requirements - Part 1: General requirements

Technical specifications

  • Detection system LED illumination and CCD-based detection
  • No external calibration
  • 2 x USB ports: for USB storage media and PIMA Printer
  • Cartridge slot door
  • Graphical display screen, monochrome
  • Languages (display): English
  • User interface 16 button keypad
  • Memory data storage capacity of approx. 1000 tests
  • Throughput venous or capillary blood 20/day
  • Battery & mains A/C powered device
    • Voltage: 100-240 V (A/C) at 47-63 Hz
  • Operating conditions:
    • temperature 10 – 40°C
    • relative humidity 10 - 95% (no condensation)


  • Size : L 220 x W 130 x H 160 mm
  • Weight : 2.54 kg

Transport Dangerous Goods

  • UN3481 Lithium ion batteries contained in equipment
  • Class: 9
  • Packing Instructions: 967 Section II
  • The label must include the UN code of the battery + an emergency number to contact in case of an incident
  • Limit per package:
    • Pax A/C (Passengers & Cargo Aircraft) = 5 kg
    • CAO (Cargo Aircraft Only) = 5 kg

Supplied with the Article

  • Power transformer
  • Power cable
  • PIMA Analyser User Guide
  • Control: PIMA Bead Standard (ref. 260400011)

To be Ordered Separately

  • Finger stick sample collection kit (ref. 260400199):
    • 4 x 28 safety lancets
    • 4 x 25 gauze swabs
    • 100 x alcohol swabs
    • 4 x 25 plasters
  • Sampling supplies and EDTA tubes can also be ordered as separate items (see checklist Blood collection by venipuncture)
  • PIMA transport bag (ref. 260400001)
  • PIMA Printer and thermal paper (ref. 260400007)
  • Test cartridges (ref. 260100100)
  • Control cartridges (Bead Standard) (ref. 260400011)

Instructions for use

Please consult the “Updated laboratory procedures, 2022” available online via the Laboratory working Group sharepoint page: Laboratory Procedures and Resources.

For offline access, contact your laboratory advisor.

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Precautions for Use

  • For use on capillary blood, refer to your laboratory advisor.
  • Place the device on a clean, flat, level and stable surface for use. Protect from direct sunlight, humidity and dust.
  • Secure all electrical devices in the laboratory‌ with a UPS double conversion (see related articles below). To define the best sizing of the UPS, contact your biomedical or energy referent.


Store between 2 and 50°C

MSF requirements

Point of care testing for CD4 count.

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