In Chatsworth, Calif., the sample processing division of Iris
International Inc., a manufacturer of automated in vitro diagnostic systems, has
begun shipment of its new 12-place cytocentrifuge, the Statspin CytoFuge 12. The
device concentrates up to 12 samples, gently depositing cells in a monolayer onto
microscope slides for cell preparations, including fine-needle aspirates, synovial
fluids, urine, pleural fluids, bone marrow and cytology specimens.
- An instrument consisting essentially of a tube 160 mm long, with an objective lens at the distant end and an eyepiece at the near end. The objective forms a real aerial image of the object in the focal plane of the eyepiece where it is observed by the eye. The overall magnifying power is equal to the linear magnification of the objective multiplied by the magnifying power of the eyepiece. The eyepiece can be replaced by a film to photograph the primary image, or a positive or negative relay...
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