Missing the Target on QC Testing

Missing the Target on QC Testing

August 9, 2022

Missing the Target on QC Testing The main issues are not mixing, vortexing (which introduces small air bubbles), evaporation from a non-sealed cap, poor storage conditions, and capillary loading (bubbles or a wicked out tip).  The Negative Control may also report results when the system is still “wet” from cleaning.  The cleaning procedure should be…

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SQA-Vision and SQA-V Gold Automated Semen Analyzer Training Sessions – JUNE 2022

June 6, 2022

Refresh or Learn New Online for Free | All Are Welcome! Medical Electronic Systems is proud to offer all current and future SQA-Vision & SQA-V Gold customers a free online demonstration and training session.  We will provide a thorough overview of the system’s function and highly detailed product training.  Please allow about 1.5 hours for the course….

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SMI (Sperm Motility Index) A Contributing Predictor of Male Fertility

May 7, 2022

Background: SQA automated analyzers report Sperm Motility Index (SMI), a composite parameter characterizing the quality of motile sperm based on motile sperm concentration (MSC) and curvilinear velocity (VCL). SMI definition: SMI is an integrated parameter that includes both motile sperm concentration and curvilinear velocity (VCL) along a spectrum of dynamic range. It is reported in…

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Validation with no Backup Method

Validation with No Backup Method

January 26, 2022

Validation with no Backup Method: How do we validate the machine if we don’t do semen analysis yet or don’t have a backup method? As a first step, MES recommends our Validation Kit to cover most aspects of Linearity, Precision, Lower Limit Detection, and Concentration Accuracy. Additionally, our recommendation is to compare 20 live samples…

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Automated Semen Analysis vs Manual Semen Analysis

Automated Semen Analysis Validation vs Manual Microscopic Semen Analysis | SQA Sperm Quality Analyzer Comparison

January 1, 2022

The SQA Automated Sperm Quality Analyzer offers Rapid Sperm Analysis with far greater Accuracy, Precision, and Objectivity compared to Manual Methods. When Validating an Automated Semen Analysis method compared to your Manual Semen Analysis procedure it’s a good idea to brush up on your techniques to ensure a smooth validation. Below are excerpts from the…

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December 2021 – SQA-V Gold and SQA-Vision Automated Sperm Quality Analyzer Training Sessions

December 1, 2021

Refresh or Learn about the SQA-V Gold and SQA-V Vision Automated Sperm Quality Analyzers Online for Free | All Are Welcome! Medical Electronic Systems is proud to offer all current and future SQA-V Gold and SQA-Vision customers a free online demonstration and training session.  We will provide a thorough overview of the system’s function and…

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Linearity Testing Using the QwikCheck Validation and Training Kit for SQA Automated Semen Analyzers

September 8, 2021

Date: September 08, 2021 Overview: The QwikCheck Validation and Training Kit contains QwikCheck Beads in a variety of concentrations along with instructions for how to run Precision, Accuracy and a Linearity Test on the SQA. Some customers have requested further explanation concerning the methodology of the Linearity Test. Methodological principles: The QwikCheck Validation and Training…

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Adobe Flash Compatibility Update | SQA-Vision Users

August 8, 2021

Background: It is recommended by the manufacturer that the SQA-Vision system be operated OFFLINE from the network or internet as a stand-alone semen analysis system.  If your facility currently follows this recommendation, you may disregard this Technical Bulletin. Online Systems Notice:  Windows Updates and Flash Player It is understood that some facilities may operate their…

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SQA Automated Semen Analyzer Drivers

SQA Instrument Drivers and Software

April 26, 2021

Video Capture Drivers for all V-Sperm (Human), E-Sperm (Equine), B-Sperm (Bull), P-Sperm (Pig), and T-Sperm (Turkey) Apps: ADS Tech VIDEO XPRESS Video Capture Driver | ADS Tech VIDEO XPRESS_Capwiz-3.8.0.17 EZCap Video Capture Driver | ezcap159driver.zip Startech version 2 Video Capture Driver | Startech [SVID2USB23] Composite to USB Capture Cable.zip Startech version 1 Video Capture Driver…

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Post Vas Semen Analysis on the SQA Automated Sperm Quality Analyzer

Post Vasectomy Analysis on the SQA-V Gold and SQA-Vision: AUA Guidelines

March 16, 2021

OVERVIEW:  This bulletin is issued to clarify the SQA-V Gold vs. SQA-Vision Post Vas analysis methodology and standards based on American Urological Association (AUA) recommendations. American Urological Association (AUA) Guideline (pertaining to Post Vas semen analysis – PVSA): Men or their partners should use other contraceptive methods until vasectomy success is confirmed by PVSA (Post…

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