The LUNA™ Reusable Slide is used for cell counting with the LUNA™ family of automated cell counters and CELENA™ S Digital Imaging System. The LUNA™ Reusable Slide may be used for both fluorescence and brightfield cell counting.

How to Use the LUNA™ Reusable Slide

Directions for use

  1. Place a clean LUNA™ Reusable Slide Coverslip carefully on top of the LUNA™ Reusable Slide chamber.

NOTE: Use only the provided coverslip with the LUNA™ Reusable Slide to avoid focusing issues with the LUNA™ family of automated cell counters.

  1. Place the pipette into the space between slide and coverslip at the edge of the chamber. Fill with 10-12 µL cell suspension.

NOTE:  Do not lift the coverslip with the pipette tip.
NOTE:  Do not overfill.  

  1. Count the sample with a compatible LUNA™.

Read how you can avoid the cost of disposable slides with the latest application note.

Application Note: Using the LUNA™ Reusable Slide for Accurate Cell Counting with Automated Cell Counters

Product description

Materials Aluminium alloy, glass
Dimensions (W x D x H) 75 mm x 25 mm x 2.5 mm
Chamber volume 10 μL

Material Glass
Dimensions (W x D x H) 20 mm x 15 mm x 0.6mm

Product care

  1. Rinse the LUNA™ Reusable Slide and Coverslip with tap water followed by 70% ethanol. Handle gently to avoid damage.
  2. Dry gently and thoroughly with Kimwipes.
  3. Wrap in lens paper and store in a safe location.

! Do not press down on the LUNA™ Reusable Slide and Coverslip.

! Do not apply excessive force to the slide chamber when handling.

! Do not leave the LUNA™ Reusable Slide and Coverslip in solvents for extended periods of time.

! Do not sonicate the LUNA™ Reusable Slide and Coverslip.

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