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ADVIA Centaur CP Immunoassay System

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Overview 
System DescriptionRandom access immunoassay system
ThroughputUp to 180 tests per hour in batch or random access mode
Time To First Result15 minutes
15 minutes15
Total Assay Capability100
Samples and Sample Handling 
Sample Tubes5 mL, 7 mL, 10 mL, 1mL cups, microtainer tubes
Sample Capacity84 samples, continuous loading in 12-position sample racks
Walk Away TmeOne hour minimum
STAT HandlingDedicated STAT position plus additional keyboard option for scheduling STATS individually
Sample TypesSerum, plasma, urine - assay dependent
Sample Integrity ControlPressure based level sensing, short sample detection and flagging, clot detection and flagging, foamy sample detection
Sample CarryoverEliminated by consumable ADVIA Centaur pipette tips
Sample TipsADVIA Centaur type, 480 on board, automatic tracking and flagging of inventory
Barcodes
 
Formats SupportedCode 128, Code 39, Codabar, Interleaved 2 of 5 (any or all symbologies may be active at one time)
Reagents and Reagent Handling 
Reagent Cooling10°C +-2
Reagent Integrity ControlBarcode 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 
TypeADVIA 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 SystemMicrosoft® Windows® XP English Professional
Monitor15" 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 Temperature18-30°C
Operating Humidity20%-85% RH non condensing
Electrical100-240v, 50/60Hz
DimensionsHeight: 32 in/81 cm
Width: 43 in/107 cm
Depth: 29 in/74 cm
(excludes monitor and accessories)
Weight366lbs/166kg (includes monitor and accessories)

 

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