BCS XP System

Accurate & precise results for your hemostasis testing

The BCS® XP System, one of the most widely used fully automated hemostasis analyzers, delivers accurate and precise results. The high-speed, random-access analyzer performs clotting, chromogenic, immunologic, and agglutination testing while allowing the consolidation of both specialty and routine reagents onto one high throughput analyzer.

  • User-friendly software and customizable interface allow for versatile user-defined configurations to meet your lab’s specific needs
  • Automatic monitoring of reagent levels and onboard
  • stability tracking enable personnel to focus on what’s important—critical results
  • Broad routine and specialty testing menu, including vWF ristocetin and INNOVANCE® ETP, allow for platform consolidation
  • Reagent and sample probe crash sensors protect capped reagent bottles or sample tubes from damage
  • True random-access and walk-away ability for both normal and pathological samples maximize high-volume routine workloads
  • Unparalleled service and support with Siemens’ service organization—rated No. 1 by ServiceTrak1
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Features & Benefits

  • Crash sensor for sample and reagent probes
  • Operator password protection
  • Audit trail capabilities
  • Onboard operator's manual
  • Check status of individual samples
  • Automated testing with INNOVANCE® Endogenous Thrombin Potential (ETP)
  • Clotting, chromogenic, immunochemical, and agglutination-based coagulation assays on one platform
  • Workflow consolidation for simultaneous specialty and routine testing
  • High dilution range (up to 1:1200) and extended measuring range for specialty testing
  • Maximize high-volume routine workloads with true random-access and walk-away ability for both normal and pathological samples
  • User-defined specialty menu and customizable reagent bar-code capability
  • Auto QC reporting, auto-calibration, and auto-start
  • STAT turnaround time priority setting
  • Automatic onboard reagent stability tracking
  • Onboard reagent cooling
  • Configurable reagent racks (allows different-sized bottles on a single rack)
  • Minimal reagent waste (dead volume) via tilted reagent bottle placement
  • Automatic monitoring of reagent levels
  • Easy daily maintenance of less than 5 minutes
  • Optional Siemens Remote Service for Diagnostics (SRS) software helps to reduce instrument downtime, streamline service, and provide automatic and continuous monitoring of instrument performance through secure remote connection
  • User-defined specialty menu with reflex testing, customized profiles, and the prioritization of sample testing
  • Auto QC functionality with capability to run cyclic checks and monitor accuracy of patient results
  • Graphic display of metatest curve for multiple dilution analysis (MDA) enables convenient result interpretation
  • Integrated CD drive for use of lot data CD provides secure reagent information transfer; CD writer provides for convenient data storage

The BCS® XP System is the result of a partnership with our customers. Designed with your needs in mind, and knowing that space is often an issue, our team of experts designed the BCS XP to have the smallest footprint in its class. In addition, the BCS XP menu incorporates the most requested assays.

Assays

PT Reagents
Dade® Innovin® Derived Fibrinogen
Dade Innovin INR
Dade Innovin sec
Dade Innovin %
Thromborel® S Derived Fibrinogen
Thromborel S INR
Thromborel S sec
Thromborel S %

APTT Reagents
Dade Actin®
Dade Actin FS
Dade Actin FSL
Pathromtin® SL

Fibrinogen Reagents
Multifibren® U

Thrombin Time Reagents
Batroxobin Reagent
BC Thrombin Reagent
Thromboclotin®2

Factor Deficient Reagents
Factor II-Dade Innovin
Factor II-Dade Thromboplastin C Plus
Factor II-Thromborel S
Factor V-Dade Innovin
Factor V-Dade Thromboplastin C Plus
Factor V-Thromborel S
Factor VII-Dade Innovin
Factor VII-Dade Thromboplastin C Plus
Factor VII-Thromborel S
Factor VIII-Dade Actin
Factor VIII-Dade Actin FS2
Factor VIII-Dade Actin FSL
Factor VIII-Pathromtin SL
Factor IX-Dade Actin
Factor IX-Dade Actin FSL
Factor IX-Pathromtin SL
Factor X-Dade Innovin
Factor X-Dade Thromboplastin C Plus
Factor X-Thromborel S
Factor XI-Dade Actin
Factor XI-Dade Actin FSL
Factor XI-Pathromtin SL
Factor XII-Dade Actin
Factor XII-Dade Actin FSL
Factor XII-Pathromtin SL

Chromogenic Reagents
Berichrom® AT III (A)
Berichrom C1-Inhibitor2
Berichrom Factor XIII2
Berichrom Heparin
Berichrom PAI2
Berichrom Plasminogen
Berichrom Protein C
Berichrom α2-Antiplasmin
Factor VIII Chromogenic Assay
INNOVANCE® Antithrombin

D-dimer Reagents
INNOVANCE D-Dimer

Lupus Anticoagulant Reagents
LA 1 Screening Reagent
LA 2 Confirmation Reagent

Thrombosis Risk Reagents
ProC® Ac R2
ProC Global2
ProC Global FV2
Protein C
Protein S Ac
INNOVANCE Free PS Ag2

Other Reagents
BC von Willebrand Reagent
Complement Reagents2
INNOVANCE ETP
INNOVANCE VWF Ac2

Technical Specifications

Dimensions

 

 

1240 mm x 630 mm x 920 mm (W X D X H)

Weight

 

 

Approx. 155.0 kg

Onboard capacity

 

 

Up to 90 reagents onboard simultaneously; reagents cooled and maintained at room temperature

 

100 samples (10 racks = 100 tubes); continuous loading

Capacity supply

 

 

400 single reaction cuvettes with continuous loading; 20 rotors (400 cuvettes)

Throughput

 

 

Approx. 380 PT tests/hour

 

Approx. 325 simultaneous PT/APTT tests/hour

Bar-code capacity for

 

 

Reagents

 

Samples

 

Controls

 

Calibrators

Sample handling

 

 

Flexible mix of primary tubes or sample cups

 

Automated sample and standard pre-dilution. High dilution range (1:1200)

 

Automatic positive ID through sample bar-code identification

 

Optional handheld sample barcode reader

 

Continuous-access sample racks (10 tube capacity)

 

10 sample racks (100 samples); continuous loading

 

Unlimited priority STAT positions; one dedicated emergency sample rack

 

Pediatric rack for 1.5 mL cups

 

Crash sensors for sample probe

Reagent Handling

 

 

Reagent recognition: Integrated positive reagent bar-code identification

 

Continuous-access reagent racks

 

Up to 90 reagents onboard simultaneously; configurable reagent racks (for large and small vials on one rack)

 

Flexible mix of sample / reagent racks

 

Automatic monitoring of reagent levels and minimal reagent waste via tilted reagent bottles

 

5 dedicated reagent stirrer positions

 

Crash sensors for reagent probe

Operation

 

 

Continuous random-access

Onboard quality control

 

 

Auto QC functionality with capability to run cyclic checks

 

Levey-Jennings control

 

Multi-rule (Westgard Rule) monitoring

 

The period data can be exported in different formats into an ASCII file

Computer / printer

 

 

Windows® XP software interface

 

Host connection: Bi-directional