Countess® Cell Counting Chamber Slides

Catalog number: C10228

Invitrogen™  Related applications: Cell Counting, Viability, & Cryopreservation

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Description

Countess® Cell Counting Chamber Slides are designed for use with the Countess® Automated Cell Counter. This set includes 1 box of slides (50 slides per box) and 2 × 1 mL vials of trypan blue (0.4%).

Ready to Use For Your Convenience
Countess® Cell Counting Chamber Slides are pre-sterilized and individually packaged for your convenience. Each slide has two separate, enclosed chambers that can be used to count one sample in duplicate or to count two different samples. Cell counting occurs in a central location of the counting chamber. The volume counted is 0.4 µL, the same as counting four 1-mm2 squares in a standard hemocytometer. After use, Countess® slides can be disposed of with your regular biohazard waste. Unlike a hemocytometer, there is no need to clean Countess® slides before or after use.

The Countess® Automated Cell Counter works in 3 simple steps:
1. Mix 10 µL of sample with 10 µL of trypan blue, and pipet into a disposable Countess® chamber slide.
2. Insert the slide into the instrument.
3. Press the "Count cells" button.

That’s it—get the total cell count, percent viable cells, and average cell size in as little as 30 seconds.

Learn more about the Countess® Automated Cell Counter.

Read the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for the Countess® Automated Cell Counter.
For Research Use Only. Not for use in diagnostic procedures.

Specifications

Type: Slides
Capacity: 2 chambers⁄slide, 10 µL⁄chamber
Dimensions: 75 mm x 25 mm x 1.8 mm; chamber depth = 100 µm
Slide Type: Disposable
Product Size: 50 slides
Compatible Products: C10227 Countess® automated cell counter
Sample Loading Volume: 10 µl
For Use With (Equipment): Countess® Automated Cell Counter
High Throughput Compatibility: Not High Throughput-Compatible (Manual)

Contents & storage

Contents:
1 box of 50 Countess® Cell Counting Chamber Slides and 2 vials of Trypan blue stain (1 ml each).

Each slide contains two cell counting chambers (75 mm × 25 mm × 1.8 mm; chamber depth = 100 µm).
For use at room temperature under normal laboratory conditions.

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