Cellient® Automated Cell Block System

Increase diagnostic confidence with improved cell capture.

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    Get the Most out of Every Cell Block

    The Cellient® Automated System is a fully automated cell block instrument. With overall processing time of less than an hour, vacuum-assisted filtration rapidly concentrates available cells within the block. The system consistently produces diagnostically useful, high quality blocks for efficient review.1

    Improved Capture


    Uses vacuum-assisted filtration.

    Captures available cells for maximum cellularity, even from small or scanty samples.

    Built on ThinPrep® technology.


    Improved Presentation


    Helps maintain crisp, clear cellular architecture.

    Creates concentrations of cells within a block.

    Supports easier and more productive pathology review.


    Improved Consistency


    Creates high-quality blocks.

    Fully automated with little or no operator dependency.

    Less cross-contamination risk.

    Consistently rapid processing time, 45 minutes or less.


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    Working with you to Advance Cervical Health

    We pride ourselves on being champions of women’s health and global leaders in screening, dedicated to advancing the accuracy and early detection of cervical cancer.  From HPV to cytology, and now also AI-based digital diagnostics, we offer a comprehensive and unique screening portfolio, from sample collection to diagnosis.

    Specimen Types Suitable for Cell Blocks

    • Fine Needle Aspiration (FNA) specimens, lung, liver, thyroid, breast, lymph node, other body sites
    • Body Fluids: pleural, ascites, pericardial
    • Respiratory: bronchial wash, bronchial brush, sputum
    • Cervical1
    Technician looking at specimen in lab

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    Evidence. Insight. Collaboration.

    Our education portal improves patient care through excellence in education, communication of clinical and scientific evidence, and partnerships with the healthcare community.

      1. Cellient Automated Cell Block System User Manual, MAN-08346-002, Rev 002
      2. Image Courtesy of Cytology Dept. Groningen University Hospital, Netherlands

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