These days, your microbiology lab faces increased staffing, time and workflow pressures. Yet you can’t let that influence your quality standards: accuracy, time-to-results and full traceability for accreditation. Automated and designed for intuitive workflow, PREVI® COLOR GRAM gives you confidence in the results you provide. It makes Gram staining easy and safe while ensuring accurate, standardized results in minutes.

  • Standardization – slides are all stained the same way
  • Up to 30 slides ready in 5 minutes
  • Eco-friendly system
  • Staining adjustable to your practices/habits

Accurate standardized staining

PREVI COLOR GRAM is an automated Gram stainer system that provides accurate, standardized results for all types of specimens.

  • Standardized staining – innovative spray nozzles always
    dispense the same reagent volume
  • No cross contamination – each slide separated & fresh staining reagent used each time
  • Improved microorganism differentiation compared to
    manual and bath staining results
  • Full traceability of reagents, users and maintenance – troubleshoot problems & ensure compliance
  • User management to ensure standardization of the process

Clean and safe staining

Use of hazardous reagents in the Gram staining process is a safety concern, especially when it’s done manually. PREVI COLOR GRAM has been designed with your safety in mind. And its smart cleaning and disposal features are convenient and environmental responsibility too.

  • User Safety
    • Ready-to-use, closed reagent bottles
    • Integrated reagent waste container to avoid user contact with waste
    • Low toxicity of crystal violet
    • Level sensors avoids waste spillover
  • Clean & convenient
    • Self-contained waste system (no need for a sink)
    • Automated cleaning after 3-hours shut-off
    • Fewer maintenance issues
  • Environmentally Friendly
    • Waste container
    • Less waste: economically uses just enough reagent needed

Intuitive workflow

our lab is continually being asked to do more with less – so you need to make the most of your time and workflow. Manual Gram staining is a time-consuming, demanding procedure. PREVI COLOR GRAM’s automated, intuitive workflow makes your life easier.

  • Simply Load & Go (just 2 handling steps!)
  • Easy intuitive touch screen
  • Customize & program protocols to suit your needs
  • Rapid results (3-5 minutes)
  • Fully automated process from fixation to slide drying
  • Improved lab workflow with single or batch slides possible
  • Can be integrated with Full Microbiology Lab Automation
  • Convenient, compact system adjusts to your lab

Optional cytocentrifuge function

Get added flexibility and function by turning your PREVI COLOR GRAM into a full-featured cytocentrifuge system with the ingenious optional PREVI™ ROTOR.

  • Economical (2 instruments in 1!)
  • Safe & reliable with airtight carousel
    • Can be loaded/unloaded under laminar flow hood
  • Flexible:
    • Choose single or dual chambers (expand from 8 to 16 slides)
    • Adjust speed, acceleration rate, time
    • Easy-to-use programmable memory
    • Easily switch between staining & cytocentrifuge
Slide carousel capacity 12 (PREVI COLOR GRAM 12)
Dimensions H 25.5cm x W 58.5cm x D 56cm
Clearance Height (Lid open) 58cm
Weight 15.5kg
High throughput - 12-120 slides/hour
- 30-300 slides/hour

Reagents Bottles

Function Product Name Reference
Primary Stain Crystal Violet 29524
Mordant Iodine 29523
& Counter Stain
Acetone Safranin
Acetone Fuchsin