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Saliva test instead of blood test

10-12-2007 05:33 PM CET | Health & Medicine

Press release from: Invitek Biotechnology & Biodesign Ltd.

SaliGene® Collection Tube

SaliGene® Collection Tube

New product – SaliGene® Collection Tube
The SaliGene® Collection Tube is the easiest way to collect and preserve large amounts of DNA from saliva. It is easy-to-use and completely non-invasive, making it ideal for reliable self-administered collection. As part of the PSP® Spin Saliva DNA Kit SaliGene® features an all-in-one system for the collection, preservation, transportation and purification of DNA from saliva. Samples do not require special handling or storage because the DNA is stable for weeks at room temperature in the special DNA stabilizer solution. DNA from SaliGene® performs the same as DNA from blood, but there is no painful blood withdrawl. Therefore this system is highly suitable for children and needle-phobic people. Furthermore the risk of infection with blood-bourne viruses like HIV and Hepatitis is eliminated. The isolated DNA is fully functional for demanding downstream applications and can be processed using high-throughput purification robots. SaliGene® is a perfect tool for genotyping (forensic analysis, paternity testing), pharmacogenetics and molecular diagnostics (e.g. mutation screening) .

Invitek Gesellschaft für Biotechnik & Biodesign mbH
Robert-Rössle-Str. 10
D - 13125 Berlin
Germany
Sonja Farhangi
phone: +49 30 9489 3796
fax: +49 30 9489 3795
marketing@invitek.de
www.invitek.de

INVITEK BIOTECHNOLOGY & BIODESIGN LTD. is a worldwide acting provider of innovative, high-quality solutions and technical support to the life sciences and diagnostics industry. Since 1992 the company is internationally acclaimed for its outstanding and high performance technology platform and offers a broad spectrum of superior products for nucleic acid purification, molecular diagnostics, drug discovery and biomedical research. Within the modular product concept “I-tek solution”, Invitek combines its technological developments in complete solutions for molecular diagnostics. An example is the successful introduction of an early warning system for colon carcinoma. Invitek has been certified under EN ISO 9001: 2000 and EN ISO 13485 : 2003 and produces under EC Directive 98/79/EEC (IVD-MD).

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