Leica Biosystems Releases two NEW Customer APPS for immunohistochemisty (IHC) Education and Reference

| May 17, 2014

Screen Shot 2014-05-15 at 11.45.51 PMBUFFALO GROVE, IL, May 14, 2014 – Leica Biosystems, a global leader in IHC workflow and automation, today announced a key milestone for its two new mobile apps: PathLead and IHC Antibody Catalog. The apps have been downloaded over 1,000 times in the first month and are both 4+ rated. Both applications can be found by searching for Leica Biosystems on the App Store and Google+.

PathLead is a mobile educational tool which includes an antibody citation index and extensive IHC image library. It is designed for use by healthcare professionals in the field of surgical pathology and diagnostic immunohistochemistry. The information provided on PathLead does not endorse any specific vendor or product. This app is available for free download on the App Store for the iPhone and iPad and on Google+ for Android devices.

The IHC Antibody Catalog includes over 1,500 IHC reagents with fully annotated images and educational information. It is designed for Laboratory Managers and Pathologists looking for both routine and innovative IHC antibody products, and is available for free download on the App Store for iPad.

”Leica Biosystems is taking the lead and bringing up-to-date, vendor neutral data directly into the hands of Pathologists and Lab Managers via smart technology,” says Dr. David Atkins, Vice President of Advanced Staining, Leica Biosystems. ”Our goal is to provide fast, reliable IHC educational references to clinicians as these technologies are adopted as part of their day-to-day work,” added Dr. Atkins.

About Leica Biosystems

Leica Biosystems is a global leader in workflow solutions and automation, striving to advance cancer diagnostics to improve patients’ lives. Leica Biosystems provides anatomical pathology laboratories and researchers a comprehensive product range for each step in the pathology process, from sample preparation and staining to imaging and reporting. Leica’s easy-to-use and consistently reliable offerings help improve workflow efficiency and diagnostic confidence. The company is represented in over 100 countries. It has manufacturing facilities in 7 countries, sales and service organizations in 19 countries, and an international network of dealers. The company is headquartered in Nussloch, Germany. Further information can be found at www.LeicaBiosystems.com.

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