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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How Do Sperm Swim

How Do Sperm Swim?

May 16, 2022

How Do Sperm Swim? For conception to occur without medical intervention, sperm cells must be able to swim to the egg. Healthy sperm motility is therefore crucial for couples who are hoping to start a family.  In this article we will look at the surprising way that sperm swim, and explore how you can learn more…

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MES AACC 2022 Semen Analysis Sperm Quality Testing

AACC 2022 – Chicago, IL – Clinical Lab Expo – BOOTH 1742

May 10, 2022

Medical Electronic Systems will release our new WHO 6th Edition software package for the SQA-Vision at this years’ AACC Clinical Lab Expo in Chicago, IL.  Stay tuned for more information! Remember, it All Started with a Sperm! Medical Electronic Systems is a Los Angeles-based technology company specializing in rapid, automated semen analysis for the laboratory,…

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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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Letter of Recommendation – Wayne UNC Healthcare

March 15, 2022

2700 Wayne Memorial Drive • Goldsboro, North Carolina 27534 To Whom It May Concern, As the Lead Technologist of our Hematology Department, it has been my pleasure to work with and utilize the SQA-Vision for Semen Analysis. This instrument has standardized our reporting and decreased the time it takes to perform a complete fertility study. Our…

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Letter of Recommendation – Yale NewHaven Health – Lawrence + Memorial Hospital

March 6, 2022

Dear MES company, I have been with MES over the last 10 years. I have only positive things to say about this company.  Beginning with great tech service and outstanding follow-ups, I highly recommend this company to any clinical laboratory. Recently, we had an issues with our loaner since we needed a PM on our…

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Prosser Memorial Health Laboratory Autoamted Semen Analysis Testing update

Letter of Recommendation – Prosser Memorial Health Laboratories

February 1, 2022

To whom it may concern; Since 2019, Prosser Memorial Health has used the SQA to automate semen analysis procedures.  Our satisfaction with the analyzer as well as the quality of the customer service is without equal.  The analyzer is easy to use, provides excellent results, and in two years of use it has never broken down. …

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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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Letter of Recommendation – U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Albany

January 20, 2022

To Whom it May Concern: The Albany VA hospital purchased the SQA-Vision from MES in September of 2018.  This instrument has been a real asset to our institution.  Prior to purchasing the equipment all semen analysis was performed manually requiring a lot of time. The SQA-Vision is an excellent and accurate instrument which provides accurate…

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