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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.

Emerson Dameron

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by Emerson Dameron | 2 min read

Quantitative, volumetrically accurate blood microsampling technology is an indisputable boon for scientists, researchers, and the entire field of health and wellness. And it also makes life easier for organ transplant …

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by Emerson Dameron | 2 min read

Microsampling opens new possibilities in the realm of drug testing, such as our breakthrough work with Alcala Labs. These range from new options in fighting the opioid crisis to exciting …

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by Emerson Dameron | 2 min read

Fraud, lies, and a coverup. Those were the elements in play in the dramatic downfall of the once high-flying Theranos. This week, it was finally put out of its misery, …

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by Emerson Dameron | 2 min read

As our international and interpersonal networks grow larger and stronger, a little information can go a long way. Our world is getting smaller. Our technology is getting smaller, too. And …

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by Emerson Dameron | 3 min read

Thanks to advances in science, it is now possible to generate a large amount of data from a small amount of biological fluid. If appropriately collected, samples as small as …

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by Emerson Dameron | 2 min read

What is Microsampling? Advances in bioanalysis now allow for the assessment of drug and chemical exposure from smaller specimen samples than ever before. With Volumetric Absorptive Microsampling (VAMS™) technology, dependable …

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