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In the US, use of the Mitra device is limited to research and non-diagnostic applications. In many countries outside the US, the Mitra device can be used as a sample collection device for clinical diagnostic applications, as referenced in some content.

summer fun with mitra: show us your weird and wild creations

by Neoteryx | 1 min read

Mitra® microsampling devices have proven useful in a diverse array of fields – pediatrics, clinical trials, clinical and preclinical research, health and wellness, and beyond. Much of the celebration and progress of Volumetric Absorptive Microsampling technology can be attributed to the creativity, ingenuity, and tenacity of our customers.

Some Mitra users have come up with more unusual uses for these versatile sampling devices. Such creativity seems to rise during the hot, slow summer months. 

Some of our favorite uses of Mitra are even more abstract, verging into the realms of pure art.


We’ve heard reports of microsamplers used to stir cocktails, rescue ants trapped in hard-to-reach places, and even build small cabins and spacecraft.


Send us photos of your most unusual and spectacular Mitra-based designs and creations, and get recognized for your ingenuity! You can email us or post on social media with the hashtags #Mitra and #Neoteryx. (We're on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.)

Need more Mitra to make your idea a reality? Get in touch.

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Originally published Jul 17, 2018 9:59:19 AM, updated on September 28, 2021


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