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Cleaning the Reagent Shutter Video

This video provides instructions on how to properly clean the reagent shutter on the ADVIA Centaur® XP system. 

Turn the system mechanics off. Lift the instrument, cover and remove the reagent probes cover. Remove the primary reagent packs and refrigerate them. Push the reagent probe assemblies tored the incubation ring by pushing the Motors. Remove the reagent probe shutter by lifting the shutter drive arm up and off the shutter drive. Slide the shutter to the left until the screw slots are under the screws. Lift the shutter out of the system. Wipe the shutter with the lint free tissue or gauze soaked in cleaning solution. Rinse the shutter with water and thoroughly dry. Wipe the surface under the shutter with lint, free tissue or gauze soaked in cleaning solution. Dry the surface under the shutter. Install the shutter by sliding it to the right until the screw slots are under the screws. Place the shutter arm down on the shutter drive. Replace the reagent probes cover. Lower the instrument cover. Turn system mechanics on.

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Wipe the shutter • Rinse and dry thoroughly • Wipe surface under the shutter • Dry thoroughly