Ventana Medical Systems, a develops, manufactures, and markets instrument/reagent systems that automate tissue preparation and slide staining in clinical histology and drug discovery laboratories, has made next generation Virtuoso digital pathology application software available to pathologists.

The latest version of Virtuoso software expands pathologists’ workflow capabilities with features that deliver additional gains in efficiency, collaboration, and productivity, Ventana Medical Systems said.

Virtuoso works with the VENTANA iScan Coreo Au scanner to deliver a comprehensive digital pathology solution from image acquisition to case management, report customization, and more.

Ventana Medical Systems Advanced Workflow lifecycle leader Christopher Cestaro said the company’s digital pathology solutions fully leverage strengths in high quality staining platforms, assays, and workflow solutions such as VANTAGE, to deliver a complete end-to-end solution for pathology laboratories.

Ventana test systems are for in vitro diagnostic use for specific clinical applications, and are intended for research use only for other applications.

Ventana Medical Systems is a wholly-owned member of the Roche Group.