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LeucoScreen™

Leucocyte staining method

Almost every semen sample contains cells other than spermatozoa. These may be polygonal cells from the genital tract, but mostly they are nucleated round cells. Round cells are either spermatogenetic precursor cells (spermatids, spermatocytes, sometimes spermatogonia) or white blood cells. Amongst the latter, lymphocytes are rather uncommon, and the majority are polymorphonuclear granulocytes, characterized by granules containing the enzyme peroxidase.
LeucoScreen™ differentiates round cells on the basis of their peroxidase content.

LeucoScreen™ has a 12 month shelf life from date of produce.

LeucoScreen™ has been CE marked according to the specifications set forth in the European Medical Device Directive 98/79/EC.

We recommend to watch our demonstration video of the LeucoScreen kit:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-y4ZEZW5mrs

Product order codes

LEUCO LeucoScreen - 20mL


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