The DS5 system provides hbA1c results within five minutes. Its compact design and usability makes it perfect for installation in satellite laboratory, main laboratory or clinical settings. The auto smapler has 15 positions. The touch screen shows lots of icons that make it easy to use. The DS5 system detects HbS or HbC in the blood. The machine can be calibrated to NGSP or IFCC. The DS5 exchanges ions chromatographically by using the established reference method.