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ADVIA Centaur CP Immunoassay System

Why should a lab have to sacrifice speed and efficiency for quality?

Overview
System Description Random access immunoassay system
Throughput Up to 180 tests per hour in batch or random access mode
Time To First Result 15 minutes
Assays On board15
Total Assay Capability100
Samples and Sample Handling
Sample Tubes 5 mL, 7 mL, 10 mL, 1mL cups, microtainer tubes
Sample Capacity 84 samples, continuous loading in 12-position sample racks
Walk Away Tme One hour minimum
STAT Handling Dedicated STAT position plus additional keyboard option for scheduling STATS individually
Sample Types Serum, plasma, urine - assay dependent
Sample Integrity Control Pressure based level sensing, short sample detection and flagging, clot detection and flagging, foamy sample detection
Sample Carryover Eliminated by consumable ADVIA Centaur pipette tips
Sample Tips ADVIA Centaur type, 480 on board, automatic tracking and flagging of inventory
Barcodes
Formats Supported Code 128, Code 39, Codabar, Interleaved 2 of 5 (any or all symbologies may be active at one time)
Reagents and Reagent Handling
Reagent Cooling 10°C +-2
Reagent Integrity Control Barcode reagent identification, automatic inventory tracking and flagging, calibration validity tracked and flagged, reagent on board residency tracked and flagged, reagent expired/low flags
Ancillary Reagents10-position cooled storage for ADVIA Centaur reagent ancillaries
Cuvettes
Type ADVIA Centaur cuvettes
On Board Capacity400
Continuous Operation
Loading/unloading of samples and consumables do not cause system interruptionIncludes: Sample racks, STATS, reagent packs, ancillary reagents pack, reaction cuvettes, sample pipette tips, calibrators, controls, wash fluid, water
User Interface
Operating System Microsoft® Windows® XP English Professional
Monitor 15" diagonal LCD touch sensitive screen
Results Editing
Viewing and EditingResults available at all times, sortable by SID test and date, user has the option to evaluate, verify and release results prior to printing or reporting to LIS.
User edited results are flagged on audit trail
Assay Calibration
IdentificationBarcode labels containing lot specific data, human readable and system readable through hand held barcode scanner
StatusCalibration Status logged and flagged, including advance notice of pending expiration, user-defined processes for response to calibration expiration
Quality Control
PackageAdvanced QC package for long term monitoring including L-J plots and Westgard rules
Levels0-9 control levels per assay
Control DefinitionsUser defined
Results Storage25,000 control, patient and event results can be stored on line
Environmental
Operating Temperature 18-30°C
Operating Humidity 20%-85% RH non condensing
Electrical 100-240v, 50/60Hz
Dimensions Height: 32 in/81 cm
Width: 43 in/107 cm
Depth: 29 in/74 cm
(excludes monitor and accessories)
Weight366lbs/166kg (includes monitor and accessories)

The products/features (mentioned herein) are not commercially available in all countries. Due to regulatory reasons their future availability cannot be guaranteed. Please contact your local Siemens organization for further details.

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