MAGPIX®, a flow-based reader, is the simplest, most affordable, and most compact of the xMAP® instruments. This compact multiplexing unit performs up to 50 different tests in a single reaction volume and reads a 96-well plate in just 60 minutes. MAGPIX features self-cleaning routines and magnetic bead compatibility (with MagPlex® beads), making the instrument easy to learn and easy to use.


  • Physical Dimensions
    16.5 cm x 60 cm x 43 cm (6.5” x 23.5” x 17”)

  • Power Supply
    100-120 volts (U.S.) or 200-240 volts (EU)

  • Sensitivity
    ≤ 700 PE per xMAP® microsphere

  • Read Time
    96-well plate in ≤ 60 min (up to 4,800 tests/hour)

  • Weight
    18 kg (40 lb)

  • Multiplexing
    Up to 50 analytes per sample volume

  • Dynamic Range (Typical)
    >3.5 logs

  • Daily Startup/Shutdown
    ≤ 15 min


The NxTAG® Gastrointestinal Pathogen Panel (GPP) is a multiplex PCR test that detects nucleic acids from 16 bacterial, viral, and parasitic targets in diarrheal stools on an easy-to-use, single-well, closed-tube system. As opposed to traditional workflows (which can take multiple days), NxTAG GPP delivers same-day results — including extraction and processing.

  • A streamlined workflow

  • The NxTAG workflow makes GI testing much easier, providing results in 3 hours post-extraction.

  • Minimal hands-on time

  • Simplify your workflow with pre-plated lyophilized reagents.

  • Comprehensive coverage of GI pathogens

  • Detect a broad range of bacterial, viral, and parasite targets in a single tube.

  • Scalable throughput

  • Run 1-96 samples at a time based on your needs.

Bacterial Targets Viral Targets Parasite Targets
Campylobacter Group Adenovirus F40/41 Cryptosporidium Group
C. difficile (Toxin A/B) Astrovirus Entamoeba histolytica
ETEC (LT/ST) Norovirus GI/GII Giardia lamblia
STEC (stx1/stx2) Rotavirus A
Shigella spp./EIEC Sapovirus I/II/IV/V
Salmonella spp.
Vibrio cholerae
Yersinia enterocolitica

Step 1
Add 1-96 extracted samples to pre-plated test wells.
Step 2
Run multiplex PCR and bead hybridization.
Step 3
Read on the NxTAG®-enabled MAGPIX® System.

NxTAG® Respiratory
Pathogen Panel +

The NxTAG® Respiratory Pathogen Panel + SARS-CoV-2 (NxTAG® RPP + SARS-CoV-2) is a qualitative test for the detection of nucleic acids from multiple respiratory viruses and bacteria in nasopharyngeal swabs, oropharyngeal swabs, nasal swabs, anterior nasal swabs, mid-turbinate nasal swabs, nasal aspirates, and nasal washes. This assay is designed for use on the NxTAG-enabled MAGPIX® System.

  • Comprehensive Panel:

  • Detects 20 viral pathogens, including SARS-CoV-2 (ORF1ab and M gene) and 3 bacterial pathogens, in a single well — enabling thorough respiratory health analysis.

  • Scalable Throughput:

  • Process up to 96 samples in less than 3 hours post-extraction, accommodating variable, day-to-day testing demands.

  • Minimal Hands-on Time:

  • Pre-plated, lyophilized reagents facilitate a simple workflow with just one pipetting step, ensuring an easy fit into any lab’s daily routine.

Viral Targets Parasite Targets
Influenza A Human Metapneumovirus Chlamydophila pneumoniae
Influenza A – subtype H1 Adenovirus Mycoplasma pneumoniae
Influenza A – subtype H3 Parainfluenza 1 Legionella pneumoniae
Influenza A – subtype 2009 H1N1 Parainfluenza 2
Influenza B Parainfluenza 3
SARS-CoV-2 Parainfluenza 4
Coronavirus HKU1 Respiratory Syncytial Virus A
Coronavirus N63L Respiratory Syncytial Virus B
Coronavirus OC43 Rhinovirus/Enterovirus
Coronavirus 229E Human Bocavirus

Step 1
Add 1-96 extracted samples to pre-plated test wells.
Step 2
Run multiplex PCR and bead hybridization.
Step 3
Read on the NxTAG®-enabled MAGPIX® System.