Computer-Assisted Microscopy Tool suits hematology applications.

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HemaCAM® facilitates creation of quick and objective differential blood count, even for more unusual blood samples, via fully automated analysis of stained blood smears. System assists in counting and classification of blood cells, and can also digitally store images and differential results in evolutionary, adaptable database that is fully traceable and searchable. Integrated technology lets laboratories view microscopic cells live and in high resolution.



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HORIBA Medical Introduces HemaCAM® at IBMS Congress 2011



The latest innovation in computer-assisted microscopy

Northampton, UK: HORIBA Medical-UK, has today announced that it will be launching its newest product HemaCAM®, the latest innovation in computer-assisted microscopy at IBMS Congress 2011, 26-28 September, stand F4. HemaCAM® significantly reduces the laboratory work load and simplifies the creation of a quick and objective differential blood count even for more unusual blood samples, through its fully automated analysis of stained blood smears.

To promote error reduction, the system automatically analyses stained blood smears and assists the counting and classification of blood cells. It also has the ability to digitally store all images and differential results in a comprehensive evolutionary adaptable database that is fully traceable and searchable. The database can be customised to suit every laboratory's specific needs and requirements.

HemaCAM's® innovative technology provides laboratories with consistent, high quality diagnosis with the ability to view microscopic cells live in a high resolution. It is future-proofed to provide optimum support for laboratory analysis through additional planned analytical processes including the differentiation of bone marrow and malaria infection.

In addition to benefitting the laboratory, HemaCAM® is well suited for continuing education, in either a one-to-one or group study setting.

HORIBA Medical will be giving exclusive demonstrations of HemaCAM® at IBMS Congress 2011 at stand F4. To register for a demonstration, please contact info.hduk@horiba.com.

ABOUT HORIBA Medical - UK:
www.horiba.com/uk/medical

Analysis Anywhere: HORIBA Medical - UK (formerly known as HORIBA ABX) is a renowned specialist in the design and manufacture of automated in vitro diagnostic systems for haematology for over 25 years, and chemistry focused analytical solutions for over 10 years. From compact to high throughput systems, HORIBA Medical has successfully developed an array of analysers and data management solutions to meet all needs, enabling LEAN analysis anywhere it is required.

Specialist bench top analysis: In addition to large NHS laboratories and Point of Care settings, HORIBA Medical systems are also found in many areas of industry requiring specialist analysis, including veterinary diagnostics, sports science, food and beverage, pharma and neutraceuticals, and clinical research. The company's benchtop analysers, such as the ABX Pentra 60 C+ for haematology and ABX Pentra 400 for chemistry analysis, are proving their worth in these environments due to their exceptional flexibility and ease of use.

Animal healthcare products: In addition to haematology and clinical chemistry analytical solutions, HORIBA Medical also now offers endoscopy products, as well as surgical and therapeutic diode laser technology for veterinary professionals.

Trusted expertise: HORIBA Medical is one of the five major operators in the automated haematology analyser market. Headquartered in Montpellier (France), the company employs more than 1,000 staff in its sites and subsidiaries, producing nearly 7,500 analysers per year and over 8,000 tons of reagents. This makes HORIBA Medical the leading developer and manufacturer of haematology diagnostic systems in the world equipping more than 27,000 laboratories in over 110 countries worldwide.

In the UK, the foundation of HORIBA Medical is built around its excellent support network of 31 personnel. The dedicated sales, service, technical and administration teams strive to ensure customers can work as smoothly and efficiently as possible, whatever their location. The scientific expertise within these teams provides customers with an educational and reference resource, and even assists in research and evaluation projects.

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