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CS&T Beads
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BD® CS&T beads are used on a BD flow cytometer to provide a standardized method to perform quality control of the instrument's optics, electronics, and fluidics, and for adjusting fluorescence compensation. On some BD instruments, BD CS&T beads are also used for adjusting detector voltages.

Preparation And Storage

• Store vials at 2°C–8°C and protect from light. Do not use after the expiration date shown on the label. • After dilution, the beads are stable for 8 hours at 2°C–25°C. CAUTION Keep the diluted bead suspension protected from light. Some of the dyes used to manufacture the beads are light sensitive. Fluorescence levels can change if beads are exposed to direct light for longer than 20 minutes.

656505 Rev. 1

Please refer to Support Documents for Quality Certificates

Global - Refer to manufacturer's instructions for use and related User Manuals and Technical data sheets before using this products as described

Comparisons, where applicable, are made against older BD Technology, manual methods or are general performance claims.  Comparisons are not made against non-BD technologies, unless otherwise noted.

For In Vitro Diagnostic Use.



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