Microscopy Brochures


Microscopy Product Catalog
Products for MicroscopyOur new “The Color of Life Science: Products for Microscopy” catalog contains the essential reagents needed for all your diagnostic microscopy applications.
Products are presented in key categories and by application. Product listings include descriptions, pack sizes, and directions for use. Additionally, each application section includes a list of commonly used auxiliary products.
  1. 1. Universal reagents: Fixing, embedding, mounting and immersion media, and decalcifier
  2. 2. Specific applications: Bacteriology, cytology, hematology, histology and IHC
  3. 3. Dyes: Bacteriology, cytology, hematology and histology
Additional Features:
  • Full-color microscopic images show staining results
  • Appendix: pH indicators, general mixture rules, useful buffer solutions, cleaning agents for laboratory equipment, references
  • Alphabetical index of products

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Bacteriology Brochure
Stains for MicroorganismsThe bacteriological diagnostics is an important part of clinical diagnostics. In the brochure “Stains for Microorganisms” you will find detailed information about the fixation, staining and mounting of bacteriological specimens, such as smears and histological paraffin sections. The Trouble-shooting tips and background information will provide a good basis for your general understanding of the processing of bacteriological specimen.
  • product descriptions and protocols for reliable results
  • protocols and description of fixatives, staining solutions, mounting agents and immersion oils for all steps of bacteriological diagnostics

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Cytology Brochure
Cytodiagnosis staining methodsPapanicolaou staining is the most commonly used staining procedure in cytological-clinical diagnostics. In the brochure “Cytodiagnosis staining methods” we provide detailed technical and background information and trouble-shooting for cytological fixation and processing toward an optimized Papanicolaous staining. The processing of non-gynecological sample material is also described in many details.
  • Differentiating between gynecological and non-gynecological material
  • Gynecological cytology & Additional methods
  • Non-gynecological / clinical cytology
  • Dehydration / clearing
  • Mounting reagents

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Histology Brochure
Histology BrochureThe “Fast and reliable. All you need for histology” brochure contains detailed technical information about all products needed for histological applications in clinical diagnostics. You will find background information about Fixatives, Solvents, xylene substitutes and staining solutions and kits. These are completed by staining protocols and trouble-shooting – the perfect tool to broaden your histological knowledge.
  • Fixatives – the first step
  • Solutions for fast, reliable decalcification
  • Histoprocessing Reagents & Solvents – the workhorses behind your successful results
  • Stains & Dyes – bring hidden structures into plain view

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Two-Pager Product Descriptions
Silver plating Kit according to von Kossa

Silver staining kit acc. to von KossaThe Silver staining kit acc. to von Kossa – to detect calcium reproducible and simple

  • The kit contains silver nitrate solution and sodium thiosulfate solution
  • Staining is performed in Histological tissue sections
  • The kit is capable of staining up to 300 specimens

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Isoslide
The new family of control products
Isoslide - The new family of control products
  • ISOSLIDE® helps to optimize and standardize staining results
  • ISOSLIDE® is a box of 24 + 1 tissue sections
  • The control slides are prepared exclusively from animal material

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All of Merck microscopy products fulfill the regulatory requirements for IVDs and carry the CE mark.