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HORIZON 6, 6FA, 12, and 24

HORIZON 6, 6FA, 12, and 24 Operator’s Manual

HORIZON 6, 12, and 24 Product Data Sheet

HORIZON 6 Flex FA, 6 FA Product Data Sheet

HORIZON 6 Flex, 6 Flex FA, 12 Flex, and 24 Flex

HORIZON 6 Flex, 6 Flex FA Operator’s Manual

HORIZON 12 Flex, 24 Flex Operator’s Manual

HORIZON 6, 12, and 24 Flex Product Data Sheet

HORIZON 6 Flex FA, 6 FA Product Data Sheet

HORIZON 24 AV-AH

HORIZON 24 AV-AH Service Manual

DASH Apex 6, 12, and 24

DASH Apex 6, 12, and 24 Operator’s Manual

DASH Apex 6, 12, and 24 Product Data Sheet

DASH Apex 6, 12, and 24 Product Data Sheet (International)

DASH Flex 12, Apex 12

DASH Flex 12, Apex 12 Product Data Sheet

DASH Flex 12 Operator’s Manual

Model 642E

Model 642E Product Data Sheet

Model 642E Operator’s Manual (for 642E and Mini-E)

Model 642E Service Manual

Model 642M

Model 642M Product Data Sheet

Model 642M Operator’s Manual

Model 642B

Model 642B Product Data Sheet

Model 642B Operator’s Manual

Model 614B

Model 614B Product Data Sheet

Model 614B Operator’s Manual

Model 642VES

642VES, 642VFD, 642VFD-PLUS Operator’s Manual

642VES Horizontal-Angle Product Data Sheet

642VES Fixed-Angle Product Data Sheet

Model 642VFD, 642VFD-PLUS

642VES, 642VFD, 642VFD-PLUS Operator’s Manual

642VFD Horizontal-Angle Product Data Sheet

642VFD Fixed-Angle Product Data Sheet

642VFD-PLUS Product Data Sheet

642VFD Service Manual

642VFD 230V Service Manual

Model 653V

653V Operator’s Manual

653V Standard Product Data Sheet

653V Fixed-Angle Product Data Sheet

Model 755

755 Product Data Sheet

755 Operator’s Manual

Model 755V

755V Product Data Sheet

755V Operator’s Manual

Model 755VES

755VES Product Data Sheet

755VES Operator’s Manual

755VES Service Manual

Model 842VES

842VES Standard Product Data Sheet

842VES Performance Plus Product Data Sheet

842VES Operator’s Manual for Drucker Centrifuge 842VES

842VES Service Manual for Drucker Centrifuge 842VES

Model 853VES

853VES Standard Product Data Sheet

853VES Operator’s Manual for Drucker Centrifuge 853VES

853VES Service Manual for Drucker Centrifuge 853VES

614M Operator’s Manual for Drucker Centrifuge 614M for 13.8V DC operation

613 Operator’s Manual for Drucker Centrifuge 613 for 115V, 60Hz operation

614B, L, U, UL, V and VL Prior to 6/2003 Operator’s Manual for Drucker Centrifuges 614B, U, UL, V, and VL for 115V, 60Hz operation

614D Operator’s Manual for Drucker Centrifuge 614D for 115V, 60Hz operation

614L Operator’s Manual for Drucker Centrifuge 614L for 115V, 60Hz operation

614V Operator’s Manual for Drucker Centrifuge 614V for 115V, 60Hz operation

615B and L Operator’s Manual for Drucker Centrifuges 615B and 615L for 115V, 60Hz operation

640-641 Operator’s Manual for Drucker Centrifuges 640 and 641 for 115V, 60Hz operation

642ES Operator’s Manual for Drucker Centrifuge 642ES for 115V, 60Hz operation

643 and 643U Operator’s Manual for Drucker Centrifuges 643 and 643U for 115V, 60Hz operation

653V Operator’s Manual for Drucker Centrifuge 653V 12-Place, Fixed-Angle for 115V, 60Hz operation

706A, AL, B, and BL Operator’s Manual for Drucker Centrifuges 706 A, AL, B, and BL for 120V, 60Hz operation

708B Operator’s Manual for Drucker Centrifuge 708B for 120V, 60Hz operation

708E Operator’s Manual for Drucker Centrifuges 708E and L for 120V, 50/60Hz operation

SampleSafe™ (Top-Load) Product Data Sheet

SampleSafe™ (Front-Load) Product Data Sheet

QBC products

QBC STAR Operator’s Manual

QBC STAR Product Data Sheet

QBC STAR Product Spec Sheet

QBC STAR Product Description List

QBC STAR Test Kit Safety Data Sheet

Evaluation of QBC STAR Evaluation of the QBC STAR centrifugal three-part differential hematology system

Study: QBC STAR vs Sysmex K-100 Performance Comparison of the QBC STAR to the Sysmex K1000 Impedance Analyzer and the Spun Microhematocrit 

Autoread Plus Operator’s Manual

Autoread Plus Product Brochure

Autoread Plus Product Spec Sheet

Autoread Plus Product Description List

QBC Capillary Centrifuge Operator’s Manual

QBC Capillary Centrifuge Product Spec Sheet

ParaLens Advance Operator’s Manual

ParaLens Advance Product Brochure

ParaLens Advance Product Spec Sheet

ParaLens Advance Product Description List

ParaLens Advance User Guide

ParaLens Advance 30-Day Evaluation Program

ParaLens Advance and Malaria Application Note, serves as a reference for using the ParaLens Advance with the QBC Malaria Test to detect malaria parasites

ParaLens Advance and Tuberculosis Application Note, demonstrates how the ParaLens Advance and the QBC F.A.S.T. AFB Kits can work together to assist with AFB reduction goals

ParaLens Advance and Auramine O Stains Application Note, contains directions for using the ParaLens Advance with conventional (non-F.A.S.T.) Auramine O stains

ParaLens Microscope Attachment Product Spec Sheet

ParaLens Microscope Attachment Product Description List

Frequently Asked Questions The WHO and LED Fluorescence Microscopy for AFB Detection

WHO Policy Statement In this official policy statement, the World Health Organization discusses the use of LED fluorescence microscopy for the detection of tuberculosis

Association of Public Health Laboratories On Page 3 of these guidelines for Public Health Laboratories, the Association of Public Health Laboratories discusses the use of fluorescent stain as the primary staining method for TB detection

F.A.S.T. AFB Test Product Brochure

F.A.S.T. AFB Test Product Spec Sheet

F.A.S.T. AFB Test Product Description List

F.A.S.T. AFB Kits User Guide: Slide Preperation

F.A.S.T. AFB Kits User Guide: Fluorescent Staining Procedure

F.A.S.T. AFB Kits User Guide: Troubleshooting

F.A.S.T. AFB Kits User Guide: SureFocus Microscope Slide

Reviewing TB Slides Prepared with F.A.S.T. AFB Kits View Guide

F.A.S.T. Stain Kit Product Insert

F.A.S.T. AFB Smear Kit Product Insert

F.A.S.T. AFB Smear Kit with Digestion Solution Product Insert

F.A.S.T. E-Z Smear Kit Product Insert

F.A.S.T. Sample Kit Product Insert

F.A.S.T. Digestion Solution Product Insert

F.A.S.T. SureFocus Microscope Slides Product Insert

Scientific Study – Walter Kuhn, Derek Armstrong, Suzanne Atteberry, Euline Dewbrey, Diane Smith, and Nancy Hooper (2010) Usefulness of the ParaLens™ Fluorescent Microscope Adapter for the Identification of Mycobacteria in Both Field and Laboratory Settings

Frequently Asked Questions The WHO and LED Fluorescence Microscopy for AFB Detection

WHO Policy Statement In this official policy statement, the World Health Organization discusses the use of LED fluorescence microscopy using an Auramine stain for the detection of tuberculosis

Association of Public Health Laboratories On Page 3 of these guidelines for Public Health Laboratories, the Association of Public Health Laboratories discusses the use of fluorescent stain (such as F.A.S.T. stain) as the primary staining method for TB detection

F.A.S.T. Malaria Stain Product Data Sheet

F.A.S.T. Malaria Stain Product Spec Sheet

F.A.S.T. Malaria Stain Product Description List

F.A.S.T. Malaria Stain User Guide

F.A.S.T. Malaria Stain Product Insert

F.A.S.T. Malaria Stain Material Safety Data Sheet

WHO Policy Statement In this official policy statement, the World Health Organization recommends the use of LED fluorescence microscopy for the detection of tuberculosis

QBC Malaria Test Product Brochure

QBC Malaria Test Product Spec Sheet

QBC Malaria Test Product Description List

QBC Malaria Test Product Insert

QBC Malaria Test User Guide: Sample Processing

QBC Malaria Test User Guide: Sample Review

Atlas of Blood Parasite Morphologies A full color aid to gude the microscopist in recognizing the forms of parasites as they appear in the QBC method and to compare them with the conventional blood films for diagnosis, species determination, and quantiation of parasitemia

QBC Malaria Test Kit Material Safety Data Sheet

WHO Policy Statement In this official policy statement, the World Health Organization recommends the use of LED fluorescence microscopy for the detection of tuberculosis

QBC FM Scan Product Data Sheet

QBC FM Scan Product Spec Sheet

QBC 755VES Centrifuge Product Spec Sheet

Fluorescence Microscopy

Tuberculosis

Minion, J., Sohn, H., and Pai, M. (2009) Light-emitting diode technologies for TB diagnosis: what is on the market? Expert Review of Medical Devices (6)4: 341-345.
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Ramsay A, Cuevas LE, Mundy CJF, Nathanson C-M, Chirambo P, et al. (2009) New Policies, New Technologies: Modelling the Potential for Improved Smear Microscopy Services in Malawi. PLoS ONE 4(11): e7760.doi:10.1371/journal/pone.0007760.
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Armstrong, D. (Dec. 2009 / Jan 2010) LED-based fluoroscopy and the Paralens system: illuminating the future of TB diagnostics. Clinical Laboratory International.
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Walter Kuhn, Derek Armstrong, Suzanne Atteberry, Euline Dewbrey, Diane Smith, and Nancy Hooper (2010) Usefulness of the Paralens™ Fluorescent Microscope Adaptor for the Identification of Mycobacteria in Both Field and Laboratory Settings.
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Maria T. Giordani, Enrico Brunetti, Michela Pascarella, Tom Heller, Walter F. Kuhn (2012) Point-Of-Care Use Of LED Fluorescence Microscopy Combined With Ultrasound In The Diagnosis Of Extra-Pulmonary Tb: Preliminary Results
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Kouassi N’guessan, Brian Joseph Hnatkovich, N’Guetta Aka. Armand Achy-Brou, Bakary Coulibaly, Jean Marc Assande, Philomène Mohoudi, Mireille Dosso (2013) QBC ParaLens LED Fluorescent microscope attachment with QBC F.A.S.T. AFB staining system. Journal of Tuberculosis research Vol. 1, No. 3 40-43 (2013)
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Malaria

Anthony, R.L., Bangs, M.J., Anthony J.M., and Purnomo. (1992) On-site diagnosis of Plasmodium falciparum, P. vivax, and P. malariae by using the Quantitative Buffy Coat system. Journal of Parasitology. 78(6):994-8.
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Trypanosomiasis

Bailey, J.W. and Smith, D.H. (1994) The quantitative buffy coat for the diagnosis of trypanosomes. tropical Doctor 24(2):54-6.
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Filariasis

Freedman, D.O. and Berry, R.S. (1992) Rapid Diagnosis of Bancroftian Filariasis by Acridine Orange Staining of Centrifuged Parasites. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 47(6): 787-793
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Pneumocystis Carinii

A.R. Mattia, M.A. Waldron, and L.S. Sierra. (1993) Use of the UV ParaLens adapter as an alternative to conventional fluorescence microscopy for detection of Pneumocystis carinii in direct immunofluorescent monoclonal antibody-stained pulmonary specimens. Journal of Clinical Microbiology 31(3): 720-721
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Babesiosis

A.R. Mattia, M.A. Waldron, and L.S. Sierra (1993) Use of the Quantitative Buffy Coat system for detection of parasitemia in patients with babesiosis. Journal of Clinical Microbiology 31(10): 2816-8
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Rabies

Polsuwan, C., Lumlertdaecha, B., Tepsumethanon, W., and Wilde, H. (1992) Using the UV ParaLens adapter on a standard laboratory microscope for fluorescent rabies antibody detection. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 86(1): 107
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QBC Malaria Test

Diagnosis of Hematoparasites using Quantitative Buffy Coat Analysis (QBC)

Spielman A, Perrone JB, Teklehaimanot A, Balcha F, Wardlaw SC, & Levine RA, 1988: Malaria diagnosis by direct observation of centrifuged samples of blood. Am J Trop Med Hyg., 39 (4), 337-42.
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Levine RA, Wardlaw SC, & Patton CL, 1989: Detection of haematoparasites using quantitative buffy coat analysis tubes. Parasitol Today, 5 (4), 132-4.
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Malaria Studies (General)

Jain M & Kaur M, 2005: Comparative study of microscopic detection methods and haematological changes in malaria. Indian J Pathol Microbiol, 48 (4), 464-7.
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Malik S, Khan S, Das A, & Samantaray JC, 2004: Plasmodium lactate dehydrogenase assay to detect malaria parasites. Natl Med J India, 17 (5), 237-9.
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Nandwani S, Mathur M, and Rawat S, 2003: Evaluation of the direct acridine orange staining method and QBC test for diagnosis of malaria in Delhi, India. J Commun Dis., 35 (4), 279-82
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Barman D, Mirdha BR, Samantray JC, Kironde F, Kabra SK, and Guleria R, 2003: Evaluation of quantitative buffy coat (QBC) assay and polymerase chain reaction (PCR) for diagnosis of malaria. J Commun Dis., 35 (3), 170-81.
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Yavo W, Ackra KN, Menan El, Barro-Kiki PC, Kassi RR, Adjetey TA, Bamba, and Kone M, 2002: Comparative study of four malaria diagnostic techniques used in Ivory Coast > French < Bull Soc Pathol Exot., 95 (4), 238-40.
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Krishna BV and Deshpande AR, 2003: Comparison between conventional and QBC methods for diagnosis of malaria. Indian J Pathol Microbiol., 46 (3), 517-20.
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Pinto M JW, Rodrigues SR, Desouza R, and Verenkar MP, 2001: Usefulness of quantitative buffy coat blood parasite detection system in diagnosis of malaria. Indian Journal of Medical Microbiology, 19 (4), 219-221.
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Singh H, Tyagi PK, and Sharma SK, 2001: Quantitative buffy coat versus conventional microscopy. J Assoc Physicians India., 49, 945-6.
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Hovette P, Aubron C, Perrier-Gros-Claude JD, Schieman R, N’Dir MC, and Camara P, 2001: Value of Quantitative Buffy Coat (QBC) in borreliasis-malaria co-infection. Med Trop (Mars)., 61 (2), 196-7.
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Thakor HG, 2000: Laboratory diagnosis of malaria. J Indian Med Assoc., 98 (10), 623-7.
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Biswas R, Sengupta G, and Mundle M, 1999: A controlled study on haemograms of malaria patients in Calcutta. Indian J Malariol, 36 (1-2), 42-8.
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Mirdha BR, Samantray JC, Burman D, Mishra B, and Ghimire P, 1999: Quantitative buffy coat: a special adjunct for diagnosis of malaria. J Commun Dis., 31 (1), 19-22.
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el Serougi AO and Amin AM, 1998: The quantitative buffy coat capillary tubes versus thin and thick blood films in the diagnosis of malaria in Saudi Arabia. J Egypt Soc Parasitol., 28 (1), 17-22.
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Damodar SU, 1996: Evaluation of acridine-orange staining of centrifuged parasites in malarial infection. Indian J Med Sci., 50 (7), 228-30.
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Wang X, Zhu S, Liu Q, Hu A, Zan Z, Yu Q, and Yin Q, 1996: Field evaluation of the QBC technique for rapid diagnosis of vivax malaria. Bull World Health Organ., 74 (6), 599-603
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Bawden M, Malone J, and Slaten D, 1994: QBC malaria diagnosis: easily learned and effectively applied in a temporary military field laboratory. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg., 88 (3), 302
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Long GW, Jones TR, Rickman LS, Fries L, Egan J, Wellde B, and Hoffman SL, 1994: Acridine orange diagnosis of Plasmodium falciparum: evaluation after experimental infection. Am J Trop Med Hyg., 51 (5), 613-6
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Pornsilapatip J, Namsiripongpun V, Wile H, Hanvanich M, Chutivongse S, 1990: Detection of Plasmodia in acridine orange stained capillary tubes (the QBC system). Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health, 2 (4), 534-40.
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Benito A, Roche J, Molina R, Amela C, and Alvar J., 1994: Application and evaluation of QBC malaria diagnosis in a holoendemic area. Appl Parasitol., 35 (4), 266-72.
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Rickman LS, Long GW, Oberst R, Cabanban A, Sangalang R, Smith JI, Chulay JD, and Hoffman SL, 1989: Rapid diagnosis of malaria by acridine orange staining of centrifuged parasites. Lancet, 1 (8629), 68-71.
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Parija SC, Dhodapkar R, Elangovan S, Chaya DR: A comparative study of blood smear, QBC and antigen detection for diagnosis of malaria. Indian J Pathol Microbiol. 2009 Apr-Jun; 52 (5), 200-2.
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Alunni-Perret V, Vandenbos F, Kechkekian A, Marty P, Legros F, Michiels JF, Cardot-Leccia N, Fortineau N, Durant J, Quatrehomme G.: Fatal cerebral malaria diagnosed after death in French patient. Am J Forensic Med Pathol. 2010 (Sep); 31 (3): 269-72
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J Gallagher, 2010 Screening for Malaria: the QBC technique
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Manuales y Literatura en Español

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614B Manual del Operador

642VES

642VES Manual del Operador

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642VFD Manual del Operador

653V

653V Manual del Operador

755 Manual del Operador

755VES Manual del Operador

853VES Manual del Operador

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ParaLens Advance Manual del Operador

ParaLens Advance Folleto del Producto

ParaLens Advance Lista de Descripción de Productos

ParaLens Advance Hoja de Especificaciones

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F.A.S.T. AFB Test Folleto del Droducto

F.A.S.T. Stain Kit Inserción del Producto

F.A.S.T. AFB Smear Kit Inserción del Producto

F.A.S.T. AFB Smear Kit with Digestion Solution Inserción del Producto

F.A.S.T. E-Z Smear Kit Inserción del Producto

F.A.S.T. Sample Kit Inserción del Producto

F.A.S.T. Digestion Solution Inserción del Producto

F.A.S.T. SureFocus Microscope Slides Inserción del Producto

Preguntas más Frecuentes La OMS y la microscopía de fluorescencia LED para la detección de BAR

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QBC Análisis de Paludismo (Malaria Test) Folleto del Droducto

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642E Manuel de l’opérateur

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Autoread Plus Manuel de l’opérateur

ParaLens Advance Manuel de l’opérateur

ParaLens Advance Brochure de Produit

ParaLens Advance Liste de Description des Produits

Forum aux Questions L’OMS et la microscopie par fluorescence à LED pour la détection des BAAR

F.A.S.T. AFB Test Brochure de Produit

F.A.S.T. Stain Kit Insert de Produit

F.A.S.T. AFB Smear Kit Insert de Produit

F.A.S.T. AFB Smear Kit with Digestion Solution Insert de Produit

F.A.S.T. E-Z Smear Kit Insert de Produit

F.A.S.T. Sample Kit Insert de Produit

F.A.S.T. Digestion Solution Insert de Produit

F.A.S.T. SureFocus Microscope Slides Insert de Produit

Forum aux questions L’OMS et la microscopie par fluorescence à LED pour la détection des BAAR

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ParaLens Advance Bedienungsanleitung

F.A.S.T. Stain Kit Produkt Einfügen

F.A.S.T. AFB Smear Kit Produkt Einfügen

F.A.S.T. AFB Smear Kit with Digestion Solution Produkt Einfügen

F.A.S.T. E-Z Smear Kit Produkt Einfügen

F.A.S.T. Sample Kit Produkt Einfügen

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QBC STAR Manuale Operativo

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ParaLens Advance Manuale dell’operatore

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F.A.S.T. E-Z Smear Kit Inserto del prodotto

F.A.S.T. Sample Kit Inserto del prodotto

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