Bentley Instruments


Precision counting of somatic cells in all raw milk products.

Measures: somatic cell counts


The Somacount FC delivers a rapid and accurate measurement of somatic cell counts (SCC) for early mastitis detection in dairy milk. This proven system is designed for reliability, ease of use and precision measurements.

This instrument is ideal for small to mid-size laboratories that need an easy-to-maintain somatic cell counting system.

  • Proprietary process based on the principle of florescence based flow cytometry
  • Capable of analyzing up to 150 samples per hour
  • Standards based computing interface offers flexible data output options
  • Optional Automatic sampler for fully automated analysis
  • Low maintenance
  • Wide variety of data output options, including  network connections which can be easily formatted to fit into the user’s existing system.
  • Operator friendly software with graphic user interface (Windows) make the system easy to operate.
  • Meets the requirements of IDF standards for somatic cell counting and is an AOAC approved methodology.

Optional automated sample input
With the optional automated sample device, the Somacount FC will provide a complete and highly automated lab procedure, where the work process is easily incorporated into the routine.

  • The Auto-sampler can handle most standard vial sizes.
  • RFID or bar-code readers can be attached to the robot automatic sample identification.