Sample Collection Media for Precise Volume Collection with High Analyte Recovery
Accurate diagnosis starts with the proper collection of a sample, as the pre-analytic stages of diagnostic testing can lead to erroneous results if not performed correctly. A precise volume uptake followed by a high analyte release combined with the removal of inhibitors ensures the consistency of diagnostics workflows.
Porous materials offer controlled pore sizes and structures, allowing for precise volume uptake as well as inhibitor removal crucial in sample collection. For challenging analytes, customized material solutions can reduce nonspecific binding. Integrating sample collection materials into direct sample-to-test devices eliminates sample loss via transfer steps to prepare a higher concentration of analyte for higher sensitivity.
In addition, sample sufficiency indicators can visually demonstrate when samples are ready to reduce user error in at-home settings. Optional integrated chemistry can simplify workflows by eliminating additional steps to help treat and normalize samples, such as incorporating cell lysis into the collection step or buffering in samples with wide variations of pH.
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How it works
Porex’s sample collection solutions are employed in custom collection devices for infectious disease, drugs of abuse, and genetic testing enabling superior specimen collection of nasal, saliva, vaginal, sputum, blood, breath, and other sample types. The design of these collection materials ensures consistent sample uptake and optimal analyte recovery, reducing pre-analytic errors.
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Key Features & Benefits
- Pure materials which enhance sample integrity
- High recovery of analytes
- Customized capillary material structures that absorb quickly and consistently
- Enhanced functionality with custom integrated chemistry
- Diverse raw material options
- 3D geometric shapes
- Molded & die-cut discs
- Bloodborne pathogens
- Antibiotic Resistance
- Drugs of Abuse
- Genetic Testing
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