Pandemic-scale Pathogen Detection

Avicena is an award-winning Australian medical technology company that has developed the ground-breaking Sentinel Biosecurity Platform. The Sentinel is an accurate, rapid, and scalable molecular diagnostic instrument capable of detecting diverse pathogens, including COVID-19.

The Sentinel instrument can process more than 100,000 samples daily with data available in under 40 minutes.

A revolutionary molecular assay instrument designed to deliver


Samples per day per instrument


Samples per hour per instrument

35 min

Average turnaround time

Intended Use

The Avicena Sentinel instrument is intended for trained laboratory professionals to run isothermal amplification assays. Diagnostic use of the Sentinel requires IVD reagents and laboratory workflows which have been authorised by relevant regulatory agencies in each jurisdiction and by Avicena Systems as compatible with the instrument.