MiSeq FGx Installation, Operation, Performance Qualification Services
Some laboratories require that all instruments are installed, operate, and perform properly. Verogen provides specific qualification services to ensure your instrument is set-up and functioning as it is.
Installation Qualification and Operation Qualification
During an Installation Qualification, the Field Service Engineer verifies:
- The customer has received the MiSeq Instrument documentation
- The correct instrument and components were shipped and is being qualified
- The physical elements of the instrument are properly installed
- The instrument meets all acceptance criteria
During an Operational Qualification, the Field Service Engineer verifies:
- The correct instrument is being qualified
- All important transport components are functioning, and that the motion components meet Verogen specifications
- All imaging module components are functioning properly and that the optical system meets Verogen specifications
- The fluidics system in the instrument meets Verogen specifications
- The thermal system in the instrument meets Verogen specifications
- Software is installed on the system
- Instrument meets all Verogen specifications
The customer will receive a certificate with the specifications for the MiSeq FGx at the successful completion of the IQ/OQ protocol. This service can be purchased at time of installation or at any time after installation.
In addition to the Installation and Operational Qualification, customers may also request a Performance Qualification. During the Performance Qualification, the Field Service engineer:
- Verifies the software installed on the instrument
- Records the lot numbers and expiration dates of the consumables used to perform the PhiX run
- Verifies that the instrument meets Verogen PhiX run specifications
- Verifies that the instrument meets all Verogen specifications
PhiX results will be provided to the customer at the end of the Performance Qualification. The Performance Qualification may be purchased as a service at any time.