LUCIA Metaphase Finder combines the powerful LUCIA Karyo software and the automatic MÄRZHÄUSER SLIDEEXPRESS 2 slide loader. Key features of the system are:
Automatic metaphase search
High-magnification image acquisition
Powerful image processing and analysis
Reseeking of the selected metaphases
Scans 120 slides in one session
As soon as each metaphase is scanned, it is accessible via the database.
Scans different sample types and preparation techniques.
Fully automatic slide loader or a basic multi-slide scanning stage can be used used in the system.
with computer-controlled illumination and reliable-and-fast auto focus.
with a large chip covering full field of view. See LUCIA Camera.
A high-performance combination provides precise, fast and reliable scanning. Metaphases can be located and reviewed on any workstation thanks to the automatic coordinates recalculation procedure.
Allows automation of the high-magnification image acquisition.
Configuration options are numerous, from a single-computer system to a network of computers dedicated to partial tasks.
Can run as a single machine processing the whole workflow. Or, it can be dedicated only to searching of metaphases and/or scanning of high resolution images.
provides fast access to the metaphase galleries including the stage coordinates data. It can be a separate computer or the database engine can run on the Metaphase Finder Station.
Can capture high resolution images of metaphases found by the metaphase finder.
Does not contain a camera. It is usually dedicated to karyotyping and reporting.
Can communicate with the database, register patients or view results.