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Stabilise antigens for up to 14 days

TransFix®: A Cellular Antigen Stabilisation Reagent

TransFix is a cellular antigen stabilisation solution that prevents cellular degradation in a variety of specimen types for flow cytometric analysis. These specimens include:

TransFix/EDTA Vacuum Blood Collection Tubes are now available for IVD use in the USA.

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TransFix reagent, TransFix Sample Storage Tubes and TransFix/EDTA Vacuum Blood Collection Tubes are CE marked as in vitro Diagnostic Medical Devices (IVDs) for the purpose of stabilising human whole blood samples for immunophenotyping via flow cytometry.

TransFix is a versatile reagent, and has also been used to stabilise other sample types and to prepare blood controls . See our Frequently Asked Questions section for examples.

For a list of antibodies validated for use with TransFix, click here

Benefits of TransFix

  • Stabilises cell surface antigens and prevents cellular degradation for up to 14 days
  • Easy to use - just add TransFix and mix by inversion
  • Ensures sample integrity during transportation between clinical sites
  • Eliminates the need for weekend and evening work
  • Reduces the impact of unexpected machine breakdown or staff shortages
  • Allows for repeat testing of samples without the need for patient recall and repeat sampling
  • Greater efficiency in testing - allows for batching of samples prior to testing
  • Reduction in costs associated with the above advantages

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