MicroTip Partnership Assay (MPA)

MicroTip Partnership Assay (MPA)

MicroTip Partnership Assay (MPA)

MicroTip Partnership Assays (MPA) are validated 3rd party assays that provide the capability to offer high value, esoteric testing to physicians, clinicians, and patients.

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MPAs are validated for use on MicroTip capable VITROS® Systems*, through a collaboration between select, contracted Strategic Partners and a dedicated team of Ortho scientists and professionals.

MPAs utilize the User Defined Assay (UDA) Feature with 20 open chemistry channels available for programming.

VITROS® System technologies extend to MPA and UDA testing:

VITROS® MicroSensorTM
VITROS® Intellicheck®
*Check the Assay Application Sheets for specific VITROS® System validation information.

User Defined Assay (UDA) Guides


MicroTip Partnership Assay (MPA) – Strategic Vendors

ARK Diagnostics, Inc.:

  • ARK Methotrexate: Data Sheet, Package inserts & Safety Data Sheets: Link
  • ARK Methotrexate Assay Application Sheet:  Link
  • ARK Methotrexate Assay Performance on VITROS®: Link

DiAgam: Link

  • Albumin (turbidimetric)
  • Alpha-1 Acid glycoprotein
  • Alpha-2 Macroglobulin
  • Antithrombin III
  • Beta 2 Microglobulin
  • Ceruloplasmin
  • Fibrinogen

Diazyme Laboratories, Inc

  • Cystatin C Assay
  • D-Dimer
  • Glycated Serum Protein Assay
  • Lipoprotein (a) Assay
  • Kappa Free Light Chain
  • Lambda Free Light Chain

Technical information can be obtained through registering on the Diazyme Laboratories, Inc. website
Please contact OrthoCare™ Services in case you need assistance with the registration.

Sentinel Diagnostics Link

  • CRP Ultra (MP) – Wide range C-Reactive Protein

Stanbio Laboratory (EKF Diagnostics): Link

  • Beta-Hydroxybutyrate LiquiColor® Assay

Thermo Scientific: Link

  • Drugs of Abuse (DAT)
    • CEDIA® Buprenorphine II
    • DRI® Ecstasy
    • DRI® Ethyl Glucuronide**
    • CEDIA® Heroin Metabolite
    • DRI® Methadone Metabolite
    • DRI® Oxycodone
    • DRI® Propoxyphene
  • Immunosuppressive Drugs (ISD)
    • CEDIA® Cyclosporine
    • QMS® Everolimus
    • CEDIA® Mycophenolic Acid
    • QMS® Tacrolimus
  • Therapeutic Drug Monitoring (TDM)
    • QMS® Amikacin
* MicroTip capable VITROS® Systems are: VITROS® 5600 and VITROS® XT 7600 Integrated System, VITROS® 4600 and 5,1 FS Chemistry Systems.
**Criminal Justice and Forensic use only in the U.S.
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