What does Clinitek status mean?

What does Clinitek status mean?

The CLINITEK Status®+ Analyzer is an automated point-of-care urinalysis analyzer that aids in the assessment, diagnosis, and monitoring of chronic conditions. It is the only dual-purpose point-of-care analyzer for urinalysis testing and urine hCG pregnancy testing.

Is Clinitek status waived?

The analyzer automatically checks each test strip for humidity exposure and identifies Siemens test strips. Together, these provide improved clinical information. Expand your options, with the broadest urine analyzer test menu! FDA-Cleared/CLIA Waived.

What are the key benefits of using the Siemens Clinitek device?

Improved Data Integrity

  • Analyzer along with patented test strip technology enables Auto-Checks:
  • Detects common sample interferences and makes a printed note of any potentially compromised result†
  • Checks each strip for humidity to prevent reporting of falsely elevated results.

Is the Clinitek advantus waived?

Point-of-Care Urine Chemistry Analyzer CLINITEK Status®+ Extensive Test Menu CLIA Waived.

How long are the Clinitek Reagent Strips stable once opened?

Record “Open Date” and “Expiration Date” on each QC vial once opened. Bring to room temp before use. Do not use beyond manufacturer’s expiration date or more than 30 days after opening. Record “Open Date” on each box once opened.

Is Clinitek CLIA waived?

The strips are also convenient for testing random urine samples, eliminating the need to collect a timed sample. The Clinitek Microalbumin Reagent Strips are CLIA-waived for use on the Clinitek 50 and Clinitek Status Analyzers.

What are normal urine dipstick results?

Normal urinary proteins values are less than 150 mg/d and are undetectable using urinary dipstick. The urinary dipstick only detects the presence of albumin and no other proteins. When urinary protein values exceed 300-500 mg/d, the dipstick test result becomes positive.

How do you use Siemens Clinitest hCG?

DO NOT test urine samples that look bloody or if they are not a normal color.

  1. Step 1 – Select Test Option.
  2. Step 2 – Enter Operator Information.
  3. Step 3 – Enter Patient Information.
  4. Step 4 – Select CLINITEST hCG Cassette.
  5. Step 5 – Turn Test Table.
  6. Step 6 – Place Cassette.
  7. Step 7 – Select Start.
  8. Step 8 – Draw Sample.

What is normal range for Microalbumin random urine?

Generally: Less than 30 mg is normal. Thirty to 300 mg may indicate early kidney disease (microalbuminuria) More than 300 mg indicates more-advanced kidney disease (macroalbuminuria)

What is the clinitek status+?

The CLINITEK Status+ Analyzer is a portable, easy to use analyzer. It is designed to read only Siemens Healthineers Urinalysis test strips and Clinitest® hCG tests.

Is clinitek a registered trademark of Siemens?

CLINITEK, CLINITEK Status, CLINITEST, MULTISTIX, Auto-Checks, Chek-Stix and all associated marks are trademarks of Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Inc., or its affiliates. All other trademarks and brands are the property of their respective owners. Thank you! -Lapsley| CDM Marketing

How do I run QC tests with the clinitek status+ analyzer?

If using the CLINITEK Status+ analyzer in stand-alone mode: •QC tests will be run as patient samples. Use the patient ID or patient name field to identify the control name and control level. •You will need to manually check the test results against the control documentation to determine if the QC test has passed or failed.

What is the power save feature of the clinitekstatus+?

The CLINITEKStatus+ analyzer allows you to run approximately 100 tests from a set of batteries. To achieve this, the Power Save feature is always activated when you power the analyzer by batteries.