VitalScreen

Vitality stain

The eosin-nigrosin staining technique is based on the principle that dead cells will take up the eosin and as a result stain red. The nigrosin provides a dark background which makes it easier to assess the slides. The VitalScreen is based on the test procedure described in the WHO laboratory manual (2010).

VitalScreen has a 24 month shelf life from production date. Information about the composition of the product can be found in the material safety data sheet.

Interpretation of the results

Regulatory

Europe: CE-marked – USA: registered – Canada: registered
Brazil: registered – Australia: registered

Product order codes

VITAL : VitalScreen – 200 tests

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VitalScreen is a microscopic, diagnostic test to facilitate the estimation of sperm vitality

Instructions For Use
Material Safety Data Sheet