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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 [...]

New CASA in East Africa: Tanzania

By |2018-11-30T09:17:33+02:00November 21st, 2018|Blog|

A new CASA system for East Africa, Tanzania, for the National Artificial Insemination Centre: A unique situation! Fig. 1: Entrance to NAIC with administrative quarters and laboratories. In Tanzania and elsewhere in Africa there is a great need to improve the quality of livestock in general and particulalrly cattle such [...]

Declining sperm count

By |2018-10-18T16:42:34+02:00October 18th, 2018|Blog|

Human zero sperm count in the next generation: Really? What are the facts? The aspect of declining sperm count has been debated over many decades and is very controversial. Recently Dr Haqgai Levine presented a paper at the 13th International Symposium on Spermatology in Stockholm that sperm numbers are declining and represent [...]

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