ADVIA Centaur XPT Immunoassay SystemThe Formula for the Future. Today.

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.

  • Simplified operation enhances lab efficiency.
  • Cutting-edge immunoassay testing supports clinicians in the screening, diagnosis, and monitoring of the most complex diseases.
  • Powerful automation and software streamline and accelerate your workflow.
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Features & Benefits

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


Accurate, timely results

  • 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


Powerful, seamless connectivity

  • 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

 

Assays

Anemia
Active B12
Ferritin
Folate
RBC Folate
Vitamin B12

 

Autoimmune
Anti-CCP

 

Bone Metabolism
Intact PTH
Vitamin D Total

 

Cardiac
BNP
CKMB
High-Sensitivity Troponin I (TNIH)
Myoglobin
TnI-Ultra™

 

Diabetes
C-Peptide
Insulin

 

Hepatitis
Anti-HBs2
HAV IgM
HAV Total
HBc IgM
HBc Total
HBe Ag
HBs Ag Confirmatory
HBs AgII
HCV***
 

HIV
HIV 1/O/2 Enhanced (EHIV)§
HIV Combo§


Immunosuppressant Drugs
Cyclosporine
Everolimus**
Tacrolimus**

Inflammation
IgE, Total
 

Metabolic
Cortisol
Homocysteine


 

Oncology
AFP
BR 27.29
CA 125II
CA 15-3
CA 19-9
Calcitonin
CEA
Complexed PSA
PSA
Serum HER-2/neu

 

Reproductive Endocrinology
AFP
Anti-Müllerian Hormone**
DHEAS
Enhanced Estradiol
Free βhCG‡‡
FSH
hCG
LH
PAPP-A‡‡
PlGF**
Progesterone
Prolactin
sFLT-1**
SHBG
Testosterone II

 

Special ID
EBV-EBNA IgG**
EBV-VCA IgG**
EBV-VCA IgM**
Syphilis
Zika IgM††

 

Therapeutic Drug Monitoring (TDM)
Carbamazepine
Digitoxin
Digoxin
Gentamicin
Phenobarbital
Phenytoin
Theophylline
Valproic Acid
Vancomycin

 

Thyroid
Anti-TG
Anti-TPO
Free T3
Free T4
T Uptake
Total T3
Total T4
TSH3-Ultra
TSH

 

ToRCH
CMV IgG
CMV IgM**
Herpes-1 IgG
Herpes-2 IgG
Rubella IgG
Rubella IgM
Toxoplasma IgG
Toxoplasma IgM

Technical 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, Immunosuppressant Drugs, Metabolic, Oncology, Reproductive Endocrinology, 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)