Siemens Xprecia Stride Reagent Kit

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Siemens Xprecia Stride Reagent Kit
Xprecia Stride Reagent Kit 4 Vials of 25 Strips
Product Code D4693
In stock for immediate dispatch
(£353.80 inc. VAT)
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Siemens Xprecia Stride Reagent Kit

The Xprecia Stride test strips test for quantitative prothrombin time (PT) in fresh capillary whole blood samples. Theis can be used for the monitoring of warfarin.

Warfarin is prescibed to help prevent blood clots forming or growing larger. The PT test measures how long it takes for the blood to clot.

When a strip is inserted into the machine, it automatically performs 2 quality control tests. The first checks there is enough reagent on the strip and the second looks at test strip degradation.

Performing a Test

  1. Turn the stride on
  2. If prompted, enter for Operator ID
  3. On the home screen, tap Patient Test
  4. If prompted, enter the Patient ID
  5. Open the test strip vial and remove 1 test strip
  6. Immediately close the vial to preserve the other test strips
  7. Scan the test strip barcode but aiming the barcode reader at the barcode and press scan on the screen
  8. Insert the test strip printed side up
  9. If the stride request that you scan the test strip vial then do so as you did with the test strip
  10. A wait screen will display while the Stride warms up, this should take approximately 30 seconds
  11. When the Apply Sample screen displays, prepare and apply the blood sample N.B. apply the blood to the test strip within 60 seconds of sticking the fingertip
  12. Test in Progress will display on screen, do not touch the test strip or add more blood
  13. The test is complete when the INR value, time and date are displayed
  14. Press the Test Strip Eject button to iscard the test strip

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