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In the US, use of the Mitra device with blood is limited to research and non-diagnostic applications. In the US, the device is not for use with saliva samples intended for clinical DNA testing. In many countries outside the US, the Mitra device is approved as a remote blood sample collection device for some clinical applications, as referenced in some content.

by Neoteryx | 3 min read

Children often benefit from off-label use or new applications of prescription drugs, but they are not always well-represented in clinical research studies. One explanation is that children require special considerations when they …

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by Neoteryx | 3 min read

A viral pandemic was something that scientists had long predicted, but when and how it would strike was not known. Scientists and researchers also did not know that it would …

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by Neoteryx | 3 min read

Urinalysis is used in lab testing to detect disease and manage various health conditions. These include liver disease, kidney disease, diabetes and UTIs (urinary tract infections). Some employers also request …

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by Christa Nuber | 6 min read

In early May 2021, the Centers for Disease Control and Protection (CDC), relaxed their face masking and social distancing restrictions for people who were fully vaccinated against SARS-CoV-2, the virus …

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by Neoteryx | 5 min read

According to a 2014 study, the cost of developing a new drug is $2.6 billion. This high expense doesn’t include the additional cost of post-approval development to determine dosage strengths …

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by Neoteryx | 2 min read

Saliva collection provides many advantages compared to other specimen collection options, such as urine collection. First, no professional training is needed for the specimen collection process. Second, it allows for …

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