the microsampling blog / Capillary Blood Sampling

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.

by Neoteryx | 4 min read

Capillary blood sampling was first developed to extract blood samples from newborns and infants whose veins were too small for venous blood draws. The "heel stick" approach to collecting capillary …

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by Neoteryx | 1 min read

When Fasha Mahjoor launched Neoteryx, he planned to change the way dried capillary blood is collected, to become the most significant blood microsampling innovator in the modern marketplace. In that, …

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by Neoteryx | 2 min read

Capillary blood microsampling is a simple procedure that allows participants to draw their own blood in small, precise, useful amounts. This makes it easy to collect samples anywhere, which opens …

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by Neoteryx | 1 min read

Venipuncture is painful. It's frightening. When you're performing research with vulnerable patient populations, it can pose a significant impediment to recruiting and retaining study volunteers. Traditional blood draws are particularly …

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by Neoteryx | 4 min read

The Challenge of AKU Alkaptonuria, or AKU, is a rare and less-studied inherited metabolic disorder. It results from a deficiency of homogentisic acid dioxygenase (HGD), part of the tyrosine degradation …

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by Neoteryx | 2 min read

Great science and smarter healthcare need better blood collection and stronger support. That’s the ideas behind the VAMS® Incubator Program, a powerful new resource for blood collection innovators in the …

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