Quark Spiro

Modular Spirometry Laboratory with additional bronchial challenge and airways resistance tests

  • Quark SpiroQuark SPIRO is a modern laboratory for complete spirometry testing, with additional sophisticated applications like integrated dosimeter and airway resistance modules. The system is fully modular and offer a choice among three different flowmeter configurations: digital turbine, multi-use pneumotach (X9) and single use pneumotach (Flowsafe). Low maintenance costs, thanks to its iInnovative “plug and play” design, make Quark Spiro the Quark PFT the perfect laboratory for accurate, frequent and reliable spirometry. The system fully complies with ATS/ ERS recommendations for respiratory functionality tests.
  • Key Features
    True modular design architecture. Modularity allows to configure Quark Spiro according to any kind of requirement. This cost-effective solution gives the opportunity to scale at any time to a more complex configuration.

    Flowmeters choice. Quark Spiro can be configured either with multi-use Lilly pneumotach (X9) or with multi-use digital turbine.

    Powered by OMNIA. COSMED has developed a contemporary, simple and ergonomic software interface with intuitive workflow and hierarchy. OMNIA is based on standard SQL database to store unlimited data securely and guaranteeing lifetime data ownership.

    Simplified workflow. OMNIA user interface and its workflow management have been designed to simplify procedures and to reduce testing time.

    Quick and easy calibration procedures. Quark Spiro includes both standard calibration procedures and advanced calibration procedures to verify accuracy, including Pneumotach linearization and verification of all flowmeters (turbine, PNT).

    Automatic interpretation of tests based on latest scientific guidelines. OMNIA is supported by a powerful algorithm that automatically process results and provides interpretation text strings, including numerical results and graphical data presentation (pictograms).

    Network ready. OMNIA is available both as a single stand-alone workstation or in a client/server configuration for small or very large network environments.
    Spirometry (FVC, SVC, MVV, Broncho-challenge)
    Airway Resistance (Rocc, Rint, Gocc)
    Flowmeter - PFT Multiuse Lilly pneumotach
    Flowmeter - PFT/Exercise Bidirectional turbine 0-28mm
    Interface ports USB A-B, RS-232, HR-TTL, SpO2
    Electrical requirements 100-240V ± 10% 50/60 Hz
    Software Interface OMNIA (click here)
    OS Compatibility Windows 7, 8, 8.1, 10
    Available languages Italian, English, Spanish, French, German, Portuguese, Greek, Dutch, Turkish, Russian, Chinese Traditional & Simplified, Korean, Romanian, Polish, Czech, Norwegian, Hebrew
    Note: ⚫ Standard ⚪ Option
  • Integrated Dosimeter

    Integrated Dosimeter

    Fully integrated Dosimeter Module for easy and accurate bronchial provocation test protocols
    • Controlled and more accurate management of bronchial challenge
    • High quality Philips Respironics Nebulizer
    • Easy to clean and disinfect
    • Multi-step protocol with a single drug concentration
    • Choice between standard (ATS and Lofarma) or custom protocols
    • Full compliance with ATS/ERS Guidelines

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    The Rocc module for measurement of airway resistance in children and uncooperative patients
    • Interrupter technique (Rrs, int)
    • High reproducibility and correlation with body plethysmography tests
    • Ideal for testing non collaborative, critically ill patients and children
    • Simplified test manoeuvre
    • Easy to disinfect
    • Scientifically validated
    Antiviral and antibacterial respiratory filters

    Antiviral and antibacterial respiratory filters

    An easy way to ensure protection from cross-contamination which keeps both the patient and operator safe without compromising on system performance.

    Two mouthpiece types, oval and round, guarantee the maximum ergonomics and the compatibility with any equipment connector.
    • High viral and bacterial filtration efficiency (99.999%)
    • Low resistance to airflow
    • Suitable for both lung function and exercise testing
    • Minimal deadspace
    • Individually packaged in 50 pieces box

    These filters comply with latest ERS guidelines recommending to use the filters with minimum proven efficiency for high expiratory flow of 600 to 700 L/min.

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    Flexible range of medical-graded carts for clinical and research purposes
    • Custom built by COSMED
    • Choice between two or one screen
    • Choice between 1 or 3 cylinder place holder
    • No dangling wires
    • Optional medical graded cart with isolation transformer

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