New Cryofloater

Apr 2021 | Tips & Tricks

New colour and material but the same function. It has the height above the liquid nitrogen that will guarantee optimal freezing temperature and the best possible result.

Cryofloater is now a product of its own and included in our pricelist but free of charge when purchased with our freezing media for sperm: SpermCryoProtec

Other Tips & Tricks

Minimizing osmotic changes in the ejaculate

The outcome of a sperm preparation can be affected by an increased osmolality in the ejaculate. A simple way to minimize the increase of osmolality is by early dilution of the ejaculate. PureSpermBuffer is the perfect buffer to be used for this purpose. Reference:...

Correct opening of bottles featuring flip-off tear-off seals

We know that opening PureSperm bottles can be tricky if not performed the correct way the first time around. Therefore, we thought it would be helpful to provide a short visual of what happens when the seal is pulled on an angle compared to the proper method of...

This month we would like you to help us with the tips & tricks

We want as a company to be able to do more for achieving a sustainable future. We are doing a lot today but can of course improve. Can you help us? Any ideas on small matters like reusing a PS100 bottle as a vase or larger matters like packaging, transport etc? Kind...

Sperm preparation according to WHO

In 2021 WHO released the new 6th edition of the WHO laboratory manual for the examination and processing of human semen. Many updates have been made that all aim to improve the semen analysis and processing of semen in the laboratory. It is so important for the...

Do not overload your gradient!

Overloading a gradient can cause aggregation of spermatozoa and other components, so called rafting, and this might decrease the yield after preparation. Find films on our website showing the different layers after a centrifugation...

New standard for basic semen examination

ISO 23162  –  new standard for basic semen examination – specification and test methods is now available.! A new international standard for sperm analysis was needed to ensure that the methods are standardized and that they give reliable results. It will be of great...

Using ProInsert for viscous samples

With a viscous sample, it can take quite some time for the sample to pass through the hole in the insert. There is however no need to wait for it to pass, since the centrifugation itself will force it through. The final result will be the same as if all of the sample...

Embryology Survey

Do you want to be a part of a chance to voice concerns, limitations, opportunities, aspirations of embryologists and regional trends that could provide unique insights into clinical embryology practice? If yes, take part of the survey that has been set up by with...