CentraLink Data Management System

Driving laboratory workflows to enhance patient care

WorkstationsUp to 15 concurrent user sessions
InstrumentsUp to 39 devices
ConnectionsMultiple LIS connections
Up to three LAS connections
CapabilitiesDownloads work orders to Aptio™ Automation,
ADVIA® Automation, VersaCell® System, VersaCell® X3 Solution
Manages work-order query from instruments
Acts as a work-order buffer for automation systems
Uses multiple communication protocols
(ASTM, Spec 79, HL7, LMX)
Supported interfaces for Siemens instruments
AutomationAptio Automation, ADVIA Automation,
VersaCell System, VersaCell X3 Solution
ImmunoassayADVIA Centaur® XPT Immunoassay System1
ADVIA Centaur® XP Immunoassay System
ADVIA Centaur® CP Immunoassay System
IMMULITE® 1000 Immunoassay System
IMMULITE® 2000 Immunoassay System
IMMULITE® 2000 XPi Immunoassay System
ChemistryADVIA® Chemistry XPT System3
ADVIA® 1800 Chemistry System
ADVIA® 2400 Chemistry System
CLINITEK Atlas® Automated Urine Chemistry Analyzer
CLINITEK Novus®™ Automated Urine Chemistry Analyzer2
Integrated systemsDimension Vista® 500 Intelligent Lab System
Dimension Vista® 1500 Intelligent Lab System
Dimension® RxL Max® Integrated Chemistry System
Dimension® Xpand® Plus Integrated Chemistry System
Dimension® EXL™ 200 Integrated Chemistry System
Dimension® EXL with LM Integrated Chemistry System
HematologyADVIA® 120 Hematology System
ADVIA® 2120 Hematology System
ADVIA® 2120i Hematology System
ADVIA® 2120i Hematology System with Autoslide
CellaVision® DM96 Digital Cell Morphology System
CellaVision® DM1200 Digital Cell Morphology System
MolecularVERSANT® 440 Molecular System


BCS® XP System
Sysmex® CS2000i System3
Sysmex® CS2100i System3
Sysmex® CS-5100 System3



Validation Options


Review all; review none; review by exception

Review optionsRange (definable by age, sex, species, location, etc.)
Customizable reviewDelta checking (percentage and absolute basis)
QC violations
Instrument flags
Serum indices
Results entry and validation
Rerunning, omitting, or editing results
Manually entering differential results
Adding comments to results
Rerun with dilution criteria*
Display optionsOrder of results
Customized hematology review
Color coding
Quality Control
CapabilitiesComparison by method, instrument, species, or lot
Moving average monitoring
Moving average integrated into autoverification
Data display as results or Levey-Jennings plots
Westgard rules (1-2s, 1-3s, 10-x, 2-2s, 4-1s, R-4s)
Adds comments during review
Support for comparators (<,>)
Omit data from statistical calculations
Configurable interval for automatic QC exports
Real-time upload to Bio-Rad Unity™ solutions
QC lot auto-creation
Search bySample ID
Physician name or ID
Patient name or ID
Instrument or instrument group, test, or sample status
Date and time
Lab-specific commonly used queries via user-defined buttons
User definable queries
Capabilities and featuresSet multiple standard and user-defined access levels
Define menu options for each access level
McAfee® Antivirus Enterprise Version 8.5i and higher
CentraLink System standard IT security configurations
Microsoft® security updates
Other Features
Operating systemMicrosoft® Windows® 2003 Server
Microsoft® Windows® 2008 Server
User interfaceStandard Windows navigation via drop-down menus and icons
Order entrySimplified order entry for LIS backup
Multilanguage supportConfigure language preferences for each connected workstation (English, French, Italian, German, Spanish)
ReportingCustom report formats for headers, footers, column headings, and test display order
Data storageUp to 30,000 samples and QC records per
interfaced instrument


*Only available with ADVIA® Chemistry and ADVIA® Centaur systems.

1. Under development. Not available for sale. Its future availability cannot be guaranteed.
2. Not available for sale in the U.S. Product availability varies by country.
3. Product availability varies by country.

*ADVIA CentraLink Data Management System version 12.0 required

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