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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 [...]

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 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 [...]

New standards at the international sperm and egg bank Cryos

By |2018-09-10T15:17:23+02:00September 10th, 2018|Blog|

Sperm Class Analyzer ensures standardization and improves documentation in the world’s largest sperm bank Cryos The market for human sperm has rapidly increased during the last decade – especially due to the acceptance of solo motherhood and homosexual couples with the desire to become parents. As one of the market leaders, Cryos [...]

Sharing AI data, interesting connections arise

By |2018-08-22T13:05:08+02:00August 22nd, 2018|Blog|

Did you know that genetic suppliers in the pig business are responsible for a large part of the result? An enormous important link at the start of the chain, together with the AI ​​station. As a pig farmer, it is therefore interesting to invest in this in order to be able to [...]

Successful edition of ESHRE in Barcelona – July 10th

By |2018-07-18T09:31:10+02:00July 10th, 2018|News|

Barcelona, our city, hosted the 34rd Annual Meeting of European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE) in which Microptic participated with an innovative booth. At this special edition our company presented the new SCA SCOPE, a lab equipment for semen assessment that comprises both software and hardware. Thus, analysis can be [...]

Manatee sperm

By |2018-04-11T16:53:06+02:00April 11th, 2018|Blog|

Sperm analysis of West Indian manatee by University of Florida Aquatic Animal Health Program team using SCA® CASA System Fig. 1: West Indian manatee from Florida. Modified from National Geographic. The West Indian manatee (Trichechus manatus spp.) is a large herbivorous mammalian species (average length 3 meter and weight 500 [...]

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