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Siemens Unveils New Chemistry and Immunoassay Systems at AACC 2014

Today Siemens Healthcare introduces the ADVIA Chemistry XPT System1 and ADVIA Centaur XPT Immunoassay System2 at the 2014 AACC Annual Meeting and Clinical Lab Expo, Chicago, July 27-31. The newest in the company’s portfolio of chemistry and immunoassay instruments for the central laboratory, these systems are designed to enable continuous and simple operation, facilitate delivery of high quality, rapid results, and work seamlessly with automation in high-volume laboratories.

“Faced with ever-increasing workload demands, our customers need easy-to-use solutions that enhance workflow and quickly provide the results,” said Franz Walt, CEO, Chemistry, Immunoassay, Automation and Diagnostics IT Business Unit, Diagnostics Division, Siemens Healthcare. “The ADVIA Chemistry XPT System and ADVIA Centaur XPT Immunoassay System are new central laboratory analyzers designed to meet these requirements.”

Each system features versatile technology that will enable a broad range of testing to assist clinicians in disease screening, diagnosing and monitoring. Additionally, easy operation will be supported with harmonized, intuitive software, large touchscreens and Siemens Remote Service diagnostics.

A fast system for the high-volume laboratory with a throughput of up to 2400 tests per hour, the ADVIA Chemistry XPT System achieves predictable turnaround times through a combination of micro-volume technology and aliquot retention. Sample aliquots are readily available onboard for testing and retesting; there is no need to return the tube to the system. The system also includes VeriSmart Technology, a combination of hardware and software checks to help ensure high-quality results.

The ADVIA Centaur XPT Immunoassay System is designed to process up to 240 tests per hour, upload test definitions on demand, and provide uninterrupted processing even when loading and unloading samples, reagents and supplies. The system is intended to require very little maintenance. Its user interface features powerful, easy-to-use software with extensive data management capabilities, and intelligent software algorithms are designed to support laboratory management of results by automatically providing effective diagnostic testing strategies.

Both systems are automation-ready, and can be connected to Siemens’ Aptio Automation, the company’s latest track-based automation system. They require no additional robotics, and utilize point-in-space technology which allows for sampling directly from the automation track. Also, the ADVIA Chemistry XPT System and ADVIA Centaur XPT Immunoassay System can be connected to the company’s CentraLink Data Management System, which streamlines workflow across automation, IT and instruments, and Siemens Remote Service (SRS).

       

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Not all product offerings are available in all countries.

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Under development. Not available for sale. Product availability may vary from country to country and is subject to varying regulatory requirements.

 

For further information on Siemens at AACC 2014, please visit: www.siemens.com/AACC.

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The Siemens Healthcare Sector is one of the world's largest suppliers to the healthcare industry and a trendsetter in medical imaging, laboratory diagnostics, medical information technology and hearing aids. Siemens offers its customers products and solutions for the entire range of patient care from a single source – from prevention and early detection to diagnosis, and on to treatment and aftercare. By optimizing clinical workflows for the most common diseases, Siemens also makes healthcare faster, better and more cost-effective. Siemens Healthcare employs some 52,000 employees worldwide and operates around the world. In fiscal year 2013 (to September 30), the Sector posted revenue of 13.6 billion euros and profit of 2.0 billion euros. For further information please visit: www.siemens.com/healthcare.

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