Software Reference Card

Status Buttons

Workspace

Button

System LEDs

Meaning

LED

Color

Meaning

Reagent shortage –
reagent inventory needs replenishing
when lit

Neutral

Loaded, recognized, but
not used and can be
removed

Reagent and Calibration stability –
primary and ancillary reagents and
calibrators passed onboard stability when
lit

Steady Green

Active and in use and
should not be removed

Blinking Green

Active and ready for
loading

Steady Yellow

Empty, but do not load
here

Blinking Yellow

Loaded, but the system
cannot read the barcode

Supplies status –
indicates a supply needs replenishing
when lit
Waste status –
the solid waste drawer or liquid waste
container needs emptying when lit
1

Display Area

6

Maintenance status –
the maintenance schedule and the
maintenance log – note red or yellow

Help Button

2

System and User Data

7

Status and Time

3

Taskbar

8

Status Bar

4

Task Buttons

9

Status Buttons

5

Function Buttons

10

Event Log

Incubation Ring Positions
Color

Temperature and Voltage status –
temperature and voltage information for
the system components

Supply Capacity
Online Help System (?)

Capacity
400 (approx. 2 bags)

Contains

Cuvettes

Screen Help

Descriptions of screens,
windows, fields, and buttons

Tips

480 (4 trays)

DI water and Wash 1
containers

10 L or 7.5 L each

Acid and Base reagents

300 mL each

Solid waste drawer

400 tips + 400 cuvettes

Liquid waste

10 L or 7.5 L

Troubleshooting

Procedures for operating the
system
Event codes, messages, and
troubleshooting procedures

Assays

Assay Instructions for Use

Library

LIS Interface Guide, Setup
Guide, Version Information, and
Glossary

Reagent and sample dispense position
Magnet position (non-dispense)
Acid inject position

Supply

Tab

Operators Guide

Meaning

Wash separation position

Sample Status
Status

Meaning

Pending

Waiting to be processed.

In Process

Sample being tested.

Failed

Test failed.

Done

Testing complete.

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For detailed instructions and safety information, refer to the ADVIA Centaur CP Operator’s Guide.

086D0120-01 Rev. A, 2007-11

4. Select Close [8]. 6. Insert a blank CD into the drive. select Results. Export Results Selection Area 6 Records Found: 2 Range 7 Export To (LIS or File) 3 By: (Sample ID. 6. 5. 4. Status. You must select at least one test. Select an assay [1]. At the Workspace. Interpretations. Select the assays [5]. 7. 3. Select one or more controls to process using the stepping arrows to scroll through the list [2]. At the Workspace. 4. 6. follow the prompts. Exporting Results to a CD 1. or RunID) 8 Format (ASTM or TAB) 4 From: 9 File Location 5 To: 10 OK Scheduling a Worklist for Controls Scheduling Samples 1. select and hold the Ctrl key. Select a result or a range of results. select Next [4]. For detailed instructions and safety information. 2. When all controls are scheduled. 2. At the CD Writing Wizard. or select OK [6] to close the window.Controls Tab Sample Compartment Export Results Screen Sample Compartment Screen 1 Assay Selection Area 4 Next 1 Sample Lanes 6 Assays Assigned 2 Stepping Arrows 5 Cancel 2 Sample Lane Position 7 Profiles 3 6 OK 3 Rack Type 8 Pause. and Close buttons Barcode and Target Display 4 Select Sample 9 Loading Operations 5 Assay Selection 3. select the File Location [9] button to browse your computer and enter a filename or enter a path and filename. select Results. 3. 2007-11 . 086D0120-01 Rev. 7. Select OK [10]. In the File Location area. 7. To select multiple controls. 2. A. 5. Select File [7]. The default routine patient sample is smp. Select Export. Enter manually if a barcode on the sample tube is not scanned. Select Tab [8]. refer to the ADVIA Centaur CP Operator’s Guide. 1. To return to the workspace. Select the profiles [7]. At the Today’s Results tab. You can select a replicate. 9. assign STAT status. 5. enable batch orders. Assay. select Schedule Worklist. You can schedule controls using the Sample Compartment screen or use the following method. 10. Select the sample [4]. they automatically run. Sample Status. select Cancel [5]. Select the Control tab. Select the sample ID field (1-12). or dilute the sample [9]. 1 Select the sample rack [1]. Select Save. 8. Date. When the scheduled controls are loaded on the system.