COBE® Spectra Apheresis System

Terumo BCT’s industry-leading therapeutic apheresis technology, the COBE Spectra Apheresis System, uses a single platform for customized patient procedures that match treatment objectives. These wide-ranging procedures are designed for operator ease of use and control over desired outcome. COBE Spectra

The COBE Spectra system is:

  • The established therapeutic apheresis system with a high rate of customer satisfaction
  • A versatile centrifugal technology platform that performs customizable procedures for a variety of patients

With this widely used therapeutic apheresis platform, all patients — each one different from the next — benefit from tailored procedures.

Customize therapeutic apheresis procedures:

  • Performs tailored procedures for a wide variety of patients using continuous flow centrifugal technology
  • Allows customization of procedures to fit operator needs, providing flexibility in therapeutic apheresis and transfusion medicine
  • Offers a wide array of therapeutic apheresis procedures all on one platform

Leverage choice and automation in cell therapy procedures:

  • Choice of cell therapy procedures available to meet procedure requirements, including cellular depletions, white blood cell procedures and bone marrow processing
  • Automation for cell consistency, low extracorporeal volume and high purity with the Mononuclear Cell Collection protocol and the Spectra AutoPBSC program
  • Matches procedures with individual patients using adaptable controls

Strive for patient and donor comfort and safety:

  • Delivers dependable performance with an emphasis on patient and donor safety
  • Monitors pump rates, fluid balance, volumes and manages anticoagulation using system process control


Protocols on the COBE Spectra Apheresis System

  • TPE: therapeutic plasma exchange
  • RBCX: red blood cell exchange and depletions
  • Stem cell, mononuclear cell (MNC) and granulocyte collections
  • Depletions: platelet and white blood cell depletions
  • Lymphoplasma exchange