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Orion GenRead Instrument

Orion GenRead Instrument is a small bench top instrument for amplification and detection of nucleic acids. The self-contained instrument is used together with Orion GenRead reagent kits for rapid detection of various pathogens and is suitable for use in laboratories of various settings and sizes.


Orion GenRead Instrument’s intuitive user interface and the possibility to choose working language from a selection of 23 languages, provides an appealing user experience which combines reliability with ease of use for daily routines.

To enable efficient use of working time, the patient data can be entered during the measurement and the result – positive or negative – of each test is displayed on the instrument as soon as it is ready. The number of tests per run is adjustable from one to twelve, meeting the requirements of laboratories of various sizes.

Orion GenRead Instrument allows a bi-directional connection to HIS/LIS systems without external PC ensuring simple and reliable transmission of patient data.

Orion GenRead Instrument provides you with

Fast results with  ease of use

  • Small instrument with an intuitive user interface
  • User interface offers a selection of 23 different languages
  • Use without special laboratory training
  • Integrated barcode reader to read test and patient data


  • Testing of one to twelve samples simultaneously
  • Patient data can be added after the test run has started

Accuracy and reliability

  • Self-contained instrument
  • No need for external PC
  • Bi-directional HIS/LIS connection for safe data transfer

Orion GenRead is not registered in the USA. 

Technical data

Products available
Use For in vitro diagnostic use

Isothermal nucleic acid amplification iNAT based on SIBA (Strand Invasion Based Amplification) technology

Additionally needed

Orion GenRead Reagent kit

Registration Not registered in the USA
Registered trademark Orion GenRead is a registered trademark of Orion Diagnostica Oy.

Documents and materials

Marketing and sales materials

Orion GenRead Family Brochure (EN)

Scientific material

Orion GenRead and SIBA Publications (EN)

Hirvonen et al. 2016: http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10096-016-2860-0


Orion GenRead Instrument Animation (GB)


Instructions for use

(For informative use only. Kindly always refer to the latest package insert in the kit.)

Orion GenRead Instrument IFU (GB, DE, FR, NL, IT, ES), 143924

Orion GenRead Instrument IFU (CZ, SK, PL, FI, SE, DK), 143924

Frequently asked questions

How should an Orion GenRead instrument be disposed of?
A used Orion GenRead instrument must be treated as potentially biohazardous waste. The instrument should be disposed of as Used Medical Equipment according to national and local law.
The packaging materials are recyclable.
Be sure to delete all patient data before disposing of the instrument.

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