High definition brightfield and fluorescent Whole slide scanning
Propath offers a rapid, high-throughput slide scanning service for all clinical and non-clinical applications. The advanced NanoZoomer whole slide scanning system used by Propath provides digital images of the highest available sensitivity and definition, and can be used for any tissue and any stain, including H&E and IHC at up to 40x magnification.
Propath also offers fluorescent whole slide scanning, utilising its Leica DM6000 fluorescent scanning system.
Applications of digital pathology
Digital scanning provides excellent morphological and staining detail, comparable to original glass slides.
Key benefits of whole slide imaging include:
To discuss your specific slide scanning requirements or to enquire about pricing please contact us.
High-throughput microscope slide scanning service
The process for arranging slide scanning at Propath is fast and straightforward.
Charges vary according to the number of slides and the required objective (20x or 40x) – lower rates apply for larger volumes.
Advanced Japanese photonics technology
The Hamamatsu NanoZoomer is recognised for providing the highest possible sensitivity and definition of digital images. Designed by one of the most advanced photonics companies in Japan, the NanoZoomer incorporates several sophisticated features, including:
Digital pathology viewing software –
provided with all scanned slides at no charge
To enable viewing and annotation of slide images, Hamamatsu provides an image viewer compatible with both PCs and Macs, available to download at no charge.
The NanoZoomer Digital Pathology (NDP) viewer has a highly intuitive user interface that requires minimal learning effort.
Key features include:
- Smooth and quick navigation of slides, with a feel similar to that of a standard optical microscope
- Stepless zoom in and out of images to obtain the desired scale
- Quick and reliable measurements of distances and surfaces
- Annotation and commenting on features of interest
- Ability to view multiple slides on the same screen simultaneously
The software also enables synchronised viewing via the Internet of images from different locations – ideal for slide conferences, seminars and educational purposes.
Propath provides a free copy of the Nanozoomer Digital Pathology viewer with all scanned slides.