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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 | 2 min read

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has spawned significant changes in our healthcare sector. The most notable change has been accelerated adoption of the fingerstick method for remote blood collection. This technique allows patients …

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by Neoteryx | 4 min read

Recent studies show that people with type A blood may be more susceptible to COVID-19 illness than those with other blood types. Researchers in China reached this conclusion after studying …

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by Neoteryx | 3 min read

The COVID-19 crisis has forced many to adapt to a new lifestyle; one that adheres to social distancing regulations to avoid cross-contamination. As you can imagine, the coronavirus pandemic has …

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by Neoteryx | 3 min read

Like many physicians, you may be preparing to reopen your medical practice and welcome patients back for in-person visits. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, most medical practitioners were limiting in-person …

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by Neoteryx | 3 min read

The number of people that need to be tested for COVID-19 continues to overwhelm public health facilities and laboratories that perform testing. Veterinary diagnostic laboratories with adequate staff and infrastructure …

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by Neoteryx | 3 min read

Local governments and states have implemented restrictions to reduce transmission of the deadly coronavirus known as SARS-CoV-2, which causes COVID-19 illness. Their early efforts paid off; the curve flattened in …

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