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Frog sperm

By |2019-07-17T09:59:33+02:00July 17th, 2019|Blog|

Frogs are both sentinel and keystone species and globally threatened: The need to study their sperm biology! Fig. 1: Amazon tree frog during amplexus. (https://live.staticflickr.com/2042/2432835781_af64b46f2f_b.jpg) Everyone knows what a frog is but where do these fascinating animals fit in the Animal Kingdom? They are amphibians (can live on land - [...]

One more year, ESHRE Annual Meeting – June 27th

By |2019-06-27T17:27:38+02:00June 27th, 2019|News|

The 35th Annual Meeting of European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE) was held in Vienna, Austria. Our company exhibited a beautiful booth with a big sperm illuminated and presented the main features of the new SCA SCOPE and the Sperm Class Analyzer (SCA) CASA System, as well as the software [...]

PhD students from Cape Town

By |2019-06-19T16:46:29+02:00June 19th, 2019|Blog|

Five PhD students of the Comparative Spermatology Group in Cape Town all use the SCA CASA system with great effect! Cape Town must have among the most active SCA CASA users in the world in a radius of 25 km. Approximately 30 scientists, students and embryologists from the University of the Western [...]

Le spermogramme automatisé au laboratoire, enfin !

By |2019-05-17T12:11:50+02:00May 16th, 2019|Blog|

Dans l’exploration du couple infertile, le spermogramme et spermocytogramme sont toujours les examens de 1ère intention. La technique de référence reste la technique manuelle et la plupart des laboratoires d’analyse médicale peuvent réaliser ces examens, même si souvent les prescripteurs préfèrent qu’ils soient réalisés dans un laboratoire expérimenté en raison des variations [...]

New ventures in sperm motility

By |2019-04-29T10:50:03+02:00April 29th, 2019|Blog|

New ventures in our understanding of sperm functionality In 2016 I wrote a blog on standardization of semen analysis in humans but with the emphasis on reviewing sperm motility analysis since the 1600’s until 2016. I showed the importance of standardization of quantitative semen analyses and the power of CASA in assisting [...]

New disposables – April 1st

By |2019-04-01T16:44:50+02:00April 1st, 2019|News|

Take a look at our disposables list with new updates. Discover the new products: Counting chambers SCA, Morphology slides SCA, Vitality slides SCA and Leukocytes slides SCA. All new ones are compatible with SCA SCOPE. Counting chambers SCA Disposable counting chambers to analyse motility, concentration and pH of semen Morphology slides SCA [...]

Bee sperm

By |2019-01-16T15:42:07+02:00January 16th, 2019|Blog|

Bees are Keystone species: Urgent need to study their sperm quality, preserve the sperm and inseminate best quality Fig. 1: Fynbos (meaning plants with small leaves) area near Stellenbosch, Western Cape, South Africa. What is a keystone species? A keystone species is a plant or animal species that plays a [...]

SCA SCOPE, now on sale – January 1st

By |2019-01-17T10:00:47+02:00January 1st, 2019|News|

Microptic, a leading company in the field of semen analysis, has developed a new product, SCA SCOPE, the first totally automated medical device for human semen assessment. The product goes on sale today, January 1st. Our company will take the opportunity to introduce the new SCA SCOPE at MEDLAB 2019 (booth Z1.C54) [...]

SCA has many other applications

By |2018-12-18T09:19:14+02:00December 18th, 2018|Blog|

SCA is firstly a top class Computer Aided Semen Analysis System: But it has many other applications. What are these? The Sperm Class Analyzer (SCA) of Microptic S.L. needs no introduction and has earned a reputation as the most advanced CASA system providing the widest range of modules to analyse many facets [...]

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