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KOS - 1

The microwave multifunctional tissue processor you were waiting for. Tissue processing Decalcification Special stains Fixation Gross hardening Antigen retrieval

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KOS - 2

KOS*Smart and Fast Histoprocessing Histoprocessing (Transplant) Bone Marrow Processing Special Stains Gross Hardening User Programs *KOS (Greek island). Home of Hippokrates, “Father of Medicine”. Rapid multifunctional microwave tissue processor. A state-of-the-art, multifunctional microwave tissue processor, the KOS is ideally suited as a complement to existing capabilities found in histology laboratories, where the multitasking nature of the instrument can enhance and accelerate many of the typical applications encountered. Icons driven. Factory prestored optimized, full documented...

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KOS - 3

Rapid tissue processing Same day results for all tissue types. • From 1 to 45 cassettes • Ideal for transplant centers (Urgent biopsies) • Safe. No xylene • No proprietary reagents (Ethanol – isopropanol only) HIGH QUALITY SLIDES No compromise in regard to morphology and staining expression. Staining properties of microwave processed specimens are excellent for H&E routine staining, HC, IHC, FISH. In a fraction of the time. Colonic biopsy, microwave processed in 30 minutes. H&E, x 400. Adenocarcinoma, microwave processed Cytokeratin CAM5.2, x 400. Breast cells HER2 amplification detection...

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KOS - 4

Bone Marrow processing Same-day diagnosis for bone marrow trephine biopsies. Will this help your patient? DECALCIFICATION + PROCESSING IN LESS THAN 3 HOURS ! An ideal application of the technology and multifunctionality of the KOS. Optimized decalcification and processing protocols are factory stored. EDTA. Decalcification: 80 minutes Processing: 60 minutes Total time: 140 minutes FORMIC ACID (5%). Decalcification: 20 minutes Processing: 60 minutes Total time: 80 minutes FAST TURN AROUND TIME Fixation in formalin: Rinsing in tap water Decalcification (formic acid) Rinsing in ethanol Tissue...

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KOS - 5

Special Stains Up to 76% time saving for histochemical staining protocols Several time consuming staining procedures are enhanced by microwave irradiation. Factory stored, optimized, step by step protocols for most common stains for 1-40 slides. Preset or customized programs guarantee operator independent, consistent results. • No splashing, constant pH conditions • Magnetic stiring for temperature uniformity along the entire length of the slides Stains Standard (minutes) GMS (Fungi) GRIMELIUS (Agryrophil) MASSON TRICHROME MASSON FONTANA PAS ALCIAN BLUE ZIEHL NIELSEN ELASTICA (ORCEIN)...

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KOS - 6

Packed with the latest microwave and sensor technology. Controlled by the most advanced, intuitive software. USB port to uploaddownload data Touch-screen, 8” color terminal Removable, stainless steel tray for extra bench space High definition color monitor Connection to fume extraction system Built-in regenerable charcoal filter State-of-the-art safety Microwave power is switched off if: 1 Cavity ventilation is compromised 2 Solvent in cavity is above threshold 3 Humidity in cavity exceeds set value 4 Microwave leak is detected IR sensor with laser for temperature control High definition,...

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