ADVIA Centaur XPT System

ADVIA Centaur XPT System

 

Designed with one of the most advanced software packages on the market, the ADVIA Centaur® XPT System is among the highest-throughput systems available. The ADVIA Centaur XPT System delivers the results that clinicians depend upon for accurate diagnoses and better patient care—and does so predictably and consistently. Siemens unites innovative workflow solutions with clinical excellence in the ADVIA Centaur XPT System, leading to greater laboratory productivity to stay ahead of increasing workload demands.

Product Description

Designed with one of the most advanced software packages on the market, the ADVIA Centaur® XPT System is among the highest-throughput systems available. The ADVIA Centaur XPT System delivers the results that clinicians depend upon for accurate diagnoses and better patient care—and does so predictably and consistently. Siemens unites innovative workflow solutions with clinical excellence in the ADVIA Centaur XPT System, leading to greater laboratory productivity to stay ahead of increasing workload demands.

Features and benefits

Designed with one of the most advanced software packages on the market, the ADVIA Centaur XPT Immunoassay System is among the highest-throughput systems available. The ADVIA Centaur XPT System delivers the results that clinicians depend upon for accurate diagnoses and better patient care—and does so predictably and consistently. Siemens unites innovative workflow solutions with clinical excellence in the ADVIA Centaur XPT System, leading to greater laboratory productivity to stay ahead of increasing workload demands.
Simplified, continuous operation

  • Intuitive, icon-driven user interface for simplified training and operation
  • On-the-fly loading and unloading of samples, reagents, and supplies
  • 2D bar-code scanner uploads test definitions with one easy scan, saving valuable time
  • Automated daily maintenance and no monthly cleaning procedures
  • No daily startup procedure
  • Status light displays system alerts visible from anywhere in the laboratory

Cutting-edge immunoassay testing for the most complex diseases

  • Comprehensive menu supports over 70 tests*
  • Versatile, advanced AE technology, with over 40 active patents, enables continual introduction of new and innovative assays
  • Up to 240 tests per hour for fast turnaround, even during peak workload times
  • STAT port allows priority sampling at any time, even when connected to automation
  • Highly stable, ready-to-use reagents are used on all ADVIA Centaur systems
  • Disposable sample tips ensure no sample-to-sample carryover
  • Automated clot management virtually eliminates operator intervention
  • SMART algorithm software automates repeat and confirmatory testing of reactive samples

Seemless connectivity to powerful automation and diagnostics IT

  • Designed for automation; requires no additional robotics
  • Point-in-space technology enables direct-from-track sampling
  • STAT samples can be front-loaded at any time for immediate sampling, driving rapid turnaround time (TAT)
  • Direct connectivity to Siemens Automation Solutions, the CentraLink™ Data Management System, and Siemens Remote Service (SRS) , enabling laboratories to adapt and grow as their workloads demand

Specifications

Product Specifications
System Description Random-access immunoassay system
Test Throughput Up to 240 tests per hour
Time to First Result 18 minutes; results every 15 seconds thereafter, assay dependent
Assays Onboard 30 assays
Disease-State Assay Groups* Allergy, Anemia/Iron Metabolism, Bone Metabolism, Cardiac, Diabetes, Hepatitis, HIV, Immunosuppressant Drugs,
Liver Fibrosis, Metabolic, Oncology, Reproductive Endocrinology, Sepsis, Special ID, Therapeutic Drug Monitoring (TDM), Thyroid, ToRCH
Continuous Operation Loading/unloading of samples and consumables at any time without interrupting system operation. Includes sample racks,
STATs, reagent packs, ancillary reagent packs, reaction cuvettes, sample pipette tips, calibrators, controls, wash fluids,
water, and waste.
Sample Handling
Sample Tubes 3 mL, 5 mL, 7 mL, and 10 mL tubes; 1 mL and 2 mL sample cups; microcontainer tubes
Sample Input Universal 5-position rack holds multiple tube types; 180 samples fully loaded; no-pause loading and unloading
Validated Sample Types Serum, plasma, urine (assay-dependent)
Sample Volume per Test 10–200 μL, assay-dependent
Sample Integrity Control Pressure transducer technology with clot detection, flagging, and management; short-sample detection
STAT Handling Dedicated STAT port accepts samples any time; STAT samples are processed with priority
Auto-repeat User-definable
Sample Dilution Automatic dilution varies by assay, up to 1:2500
Auto-reflex Testing Automatic ability to perform additional tests based on results of first test
Sample Pipette Tips 840 disposable sample tip capacity
Sample Carryover Prevention Disposable pipette tips ensure zero sample carryover
Bar Codes
Sample Bar Codes Up to 20 digits; Interleaved 2 of 5; Code 39, Code 128, Codabar; A, B, and special characters (.-+/*$%)
Reaction Area
Reaction Cuvettes Capacity of 1000 optical-grade plastic cuvettes
Reaction Bath Air bath, 37°C
Assay Result Calculations SMART algorithm software repeats and confirms reactive testing; results available as completed
Assay Technology Chemiluminescence using Advanced Acridinium Ester
Reagent Handling
Reagent Tray 30-position reagent tray refrigerated between 4 and 10°C (39–50°F)
Reagent Capacity Onboard 30 assays
Reagent Containers ADVIA Centaur® ReadyPack® (various pack sizes available)
Reagent Integrity Control Bar-code reagent identification, automatic inventory tracking and flagging, calibration valid tracking and flagging, reagent onboard stability tracking and flagging, reagent expired/reagent low flagging
Onboard Stability 28 days (average)
Reagent Mixing ADVIA Centaur ReadyPacks automatically rocked onboard
Ancillary Reagents 25-position ancillary reagent tray cooled 4–8°C (39–46°F)
Calibration/QC
Auto-calibration/Auto-QC Available automatic QC ordering by test, control, date, and time
QC Data Advanced QC package includes Levey-Jennings plots and Westgard rules
User Interface/Data Management
Monitor 22-inch diagonal high-resolution LCD touchscreen with adjustable height
Operating System Microsoft® Windows® 7
System Documentation Operator manual, quickstart guide, and context-sensitive online help
Data Storage 1,000,000 test/QC results; 500,000 can be historical; can archive to removable media
Onboard Maintenance Logs Yes
Host Interface RS232C bidirectional and host query; Ethernet connection available
Host Query Yes
Remote Access & Service 1000Base-T Ethernet port for remote access and modem for Siemens Remote Service
Removable Media
Removable Media CD, DVD, or USB
General Specifications
Power Requirements 200-240 V at 50/60 Hz; 1.2 kW maximum
Maximum Water Consumption 2.5 liters (0.6 gallons) per hour
Drain Requirements Minimum of 2.5 liters (0.6 gallons) per hour
Dimensions With monitor: 167 (h) x 196 (w) x 104 (d) cm; 66 (h) x 77 (w) x 41 (d) in.
Without monitor: 133 (h) x 196 (w) x 104 (d) cm; 52 (h) x 77 (w) x 41 (d) in.
Weight 585 kg (1289 lb)
Compliance Complies with international environmental, health, and safety standards
Noise Emission 65 dB maximum
Processing Heat Output 5100 BTU/hour
Ambient Temperature 18–30°C (64–86°F)
Ambient Humidity 20–80% noncondensing
Floor Load-Bearing Requirement 412 kg/m2 (84 lb/ft2)