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Leica Biosystems Introduces the Novocastra(TM) HD Menu for Dermatopathology, the Third Portfolio of Antibodies for IHC in the New Novocastra HD Range

March 7, 2013

NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE, England, March 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ –

Each antibody has been independently assessed* for performance vs. their competitive
offerings in the market, thereby enabling confidence in the interpretation of stained
slides. The BOND(TM) Ready-to-Use products are optimized to deliver high quality staining
on the Leica BOND immunostainer. Products are available in a range of formats to align
with customer requirements for efficiency and convenience.

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Dr Robb E. Wilentz of Skin and Cancer Associates, Aventura, FL commented, “Leica has a
wide variety of reliable antibodies covering the antigens routinely studied in our field
of dermatopathology. Together with the BOND immunohistochemistry platform, this enables us
to provide our clients with consistent, accurate and timely results. We are happy to have
incorporated Leica’s systems and dermatology antibodies into our daily routine.”

The new Novocastra HD menu for dermatopathology comprises twelve** antibodies and will
be available for sale in the USA, Canada and the EU from March 2013. Availabillity in
other regions will follow. Full details can be found at

http://www.leicabiosystems.com/novocastraHD.

Many BOND Ready-to-Use antibodies come in two sizes: 7 mL and a new 30 mL size for
higher usage requirements. Liquid concentrates are available in an expanded range of sizes
from 0.1 mL to 1 mL.

Leica Biosystems is a global leader in workflow solutions and automation, striving to
advance cancer diagnostics to improve patients’ lives. Leica Biosystems provides
anatomical pathology laboratories and researchers a comprehensive product range for each
step in the pathology process, from sample preparation and staining to imaging and
reporting.

The company is represented in over 100 countries. It has manufacturing facilities in 6
countries, sales and service organizations in 19 countries, and an international network
of dealers. The company is headquartered in Nussloch, Germany. Further information can be
found at http://www.LeicaBiosystems.com

* Independent evaluation by NordiQC according to the manufacturers’ instructions for
use, commissioned by Leica Biosystems

** 11 in the USA


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SOURCE Leica Biosystems


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