Sperm VitalStain 2 x 10 ml
Optimised one step staining technique for assessment of sperm motility and morphology.
One of the basic tools used in semen analysis, sperm vitality assessment is a key component of successful breeding. Sperm VitalStain, which contains both eosin and nigrosine, is part of Nidacon’s optimised sperm vitality assessment staining technique. Based on the principle that dead cells (i.e., those with a damaged plasma membrane) will absorb the eosin and exhibit a red stain. Nigrosine is used as a counterstain to facilitate visualization of the unstained (white) live cells.
Sodium Chloride, Eosin Y, purified water, Nigrosine, Formalin
Storage and Stability
Store between 10-40°C. When stored under these conditions, Sperm VitalStain has a shelf-life of 24 months from date of production. Expiry date is shown on both bottles and cartons.
Precautions and warnings
Sperm VitalStain is non-flammable and does not present a fire or combustion hazard. A material safety data sheet is available upon request.
If Sperm VitalStain comes in contact with skin, rinse thoroughly with water.
If Sperm VitalStain comes in contact with eyes, rinse thoroughly with water for 15 minutes and then contact the nearest hospital.