SNAPshot Dx® Analyser

Manage many diseases quickly and efficiently in-house

  • Snap, load and go for results in minutes. The analyser quickly and efficiently:
    • Reads the test at the appropriate time
    • Interprets the results consistently and accurately
    • Integrates the results into the patient record and invoice
  • Run multiple patient samples at once
  • Rely on proven SNAP® ELISA technology and an advanced optical system
  • Provide Real-Time Care™ to patients and clients


The SNAPshot Dx® Analyser connects to the IDEXX VetLab® Station Laboratory Information Management System to provide:

  • All your diagnostic information in one comprehensive patient report
  • Access to IDEXX SmartService™ Solutions: remote troubleshooting for your IDEXX VetLab® analysers that saves time and helps keep your laboratory running smoothly
SNAPshot Dx Analyzer
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Automation creates a smoother, easier work flow


Multiple-patient testing saves time—The SNAPshot Dx® Analyser can read two SNAP® devices at the same time, and you don’t have to wait for the results. Simply load the tests and walk away.

Automation ensures consistency—The SNAPshot Dx Analyser reads the test results for you at the appropriate time and automatically downloads them to the patient’s record. All test results are in one place for a clear overview of the patient’s health status.

Answers during your patient’s visit—The SNAPshot Dx Analyser not only gives you answers within minutes, but the integrated diagnostic report allows you to make treatment decisions and begin care before patients leave your clinic.

Taking trusted SNAP® ELISA technology one step further


IDEXX SNAP® devices are based on accurate, trusted ELISA technology. The SNAPshot Dx® Analyser takes the advantages of ELISA technology one step further.

  • Reads and interprets test results for you, for consistent, accurate results every time
  • Automatic self-check for each SNAP test at the beginning of each run
  • Uses a cutting-edge optical system for better LED illumination
  • Captures images with a state-of-the-art digital camera


SNAPshot Dx Analyzer optical technology


IDEXX SNAPshot Dx Analyser Specifications


DimensionsWidth: 8.1 inches (20.5 cm)
Depth: 11.4 inches (29 cm)
Height: 12.8 inches (32.5 cm)
Weight: 9.4 pounds (4.25 kg)
Power SupplyExternal power supply adapter
Input: 100–240 V AC, 50–60 Hz, 1500 mA
Output: 24 V DC, 2500 mA
ConsumptionOperating: maximum 60 W, typical 44 W
System DescriptionType: Digital Imaging System
Light source: LEDs
Wavelength: 640 nm
Operating ConditionsTemperature: 19º–27ºC (66–81ºF)
Relative Humidity: 30%–85%
Storage ConditionsTemperature: 17º–32ºC (63–90ºF)
Relative Humidity: 20%–85%

Running SNAP® tests is now easier and faster


SNAP® Total T4 Testhypothyroidism
Screen for hyperthyroidism and presumptive hypothyroidism and quickly monitor medications; use plasma for quicker results.
SNAP® Cortisol TestCushing’s Syndrome
Addison’s Disease
Screen for diseases and monitor long-term medications for quick adjustments, as necessary.
SNAP® Bile Acids Testliver dysfunctionQuickly assess liver function Recommend further diagnostics based on results to help diagnose disease such as portosystemic shunts.
SNAP® Heartworm RT TestheartwormScreen for canine heartworm.
SNAP® cPL™ Testcanine pancreatitisDiagnose or rule out canine pancreatitis.
SNAP® fPL™ Testfeline pancreas specific lipaseDetermine if pancreatitis is likely in an "off colour" cat.
SNAP® Feline Triple® Testfeline leukemia virus
feline immunodeficiency virus
feline heartworm
Screen for three feline infectious diseases with just one blood sample.

SNAP, load and go


Running the SNAPshot Dx® Analyser


  1. Enter patient information on the IDEXX VetLab Station.
  2. On the SNAPshot Dx Analyser, follow the onscreen instructions to prepare the sample and the SNAP device.
  3. Load the SNAP device in the SNAPshot Dx Analyser.


That’s it!
The SNAPshot Dx Analyser does the rest—it automatically reads the results at the appropriate time and saves the results to the patient’s electronic medical record.

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