Under the contract, Amerinet members will have immediate purchasing/leasing access to Sysmex automated hematology analyzers, reagents, controls and service.

The contract, which includes Sysmex’s laest addition to the hematology product line, the Sysmex XT-4000i Automated Hematology Analyzer, is effective immediately with an expiration date of September 2013.

Sysmex America president and CEO John Kershaw said that the hematology contract award from Amerinet is a strong indicator that the reliability and uptime of their hematology instruments remain critical to a clinical laboratory’s survival in a new healthcare era.

Amerinet GPO members will also have access to the Sysmex Peak Performance Program, which three distinct categories of instrument or system support for Amerinet’s GPO member-sites: Pre-implementation, Implementation and Long-Term. Amerinet GPO customers can select their support services of choice.

Sysmex’s hematology contract partnership with Amerinet follows a dual-source urinalysis contract awarded to Sysmex by Amerinet for its GPO members.