Applied Spectral Imaging (ASI) Launches PathEx Duo: the First Detection System for Double Pathology Staining
Press release brief but ability to seperate multiple stains on same section has major implications for not only looking at tumor morphology but tumor biology as individual cells can be seen with multiple stains at one time.
Migdal Haemek, Israel, July 07, 2009 -Applied Spectral Imaging (ASI) a leading provider of comprehensive imaging solutions for Pathology and Cytogenetics, announces the release of "PathEx Duo" – the first detection system for pathology doubly stained specimens.
The DUO application provides the pathologist with a full statistical description of the examined tissue with regards to the expression of two antibodies (proteins). DUO classifies each object (e.g., cell) and marks it according to its class association. This system supports the pathologist diagnosis under circumstances where two stains are used to classify the tissue objects into four categories: non-stained, singly stained (of each stain) and doubly stained objects.
DUO displays the resultant statistics for the entire sample, or sub regions thereof. It offers three modes of operations: automatic, semi-automatic and manual.
According to Limor Shiposh, CEO of ASI, "The uniqueness of our new product is that the Pathologists are now able to evaluate objectively slides that are simultaneously doubly stained. This makes the common, cumbersome practice of comparing two different tissue sections, unnecessary and redundant.
We are proud to present this new product to the market and believe that our "PathEx Duo" will provide a faster, more accurate and efficient diagnostic aid for clinicians who make life-saving decisions."
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