Reproductive toxicology testing for a variety of substances, such as pharmaceuticals and chemicals. is necessary to make sure there is no harmful affects on the reproductive organs.
A majority of male reproductive toxicology studies are conducted using the rat model. The Hamilton Thorne TOX IVOS II system is specifically designed to meet the strenuous criteria for such studies, including 21CFR11 Compliance and GLP Validation, customized algorithms for rat sperm, and total sperm count from homogenized cauda epididymis under fluorescent illumination.
In addition, reproductive toxicology testing is commonly performed on fish sperm, to test for adverse effects of environmental contaminants. Our CEROS II spern analyer is most popular for fish studies and an option for a cooled stage increases compatibility with cold water fish sperm