the microsampling blog / COVID-19

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

During the first year of the coronavirus pandemic, health officials focused on detecting active cases of COVID-19 infection with PCR testing using nasopharyngeal swabs. Some research groups studied SARS-CoV-2 antibodies …

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by Neoteryx | 3 min read

COVID-19 social distancing and face masking restrictions are gradually being lifted globally, but questions remain regarding how to safely return to the workplace. The COVID-19 vaccines now being administered to …

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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 | 2 min read

Biological specimens like saliva, blood, or urine are often collected for use in routine patient monitoring and population surveys. Population surveys are essential because they provide current, detailed health and …

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by James Rudge, PhD, Technical Director, Neoteryx | 15 min read

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit in early 2020, people needed to shelter and isolate, whole countries were locked down and movement of individuals was reduced to an absolute minimum. For many, there was a temporary respite during the summer when infections dropped significantly, and …

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