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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.

by James Rudge, PhD, Technical Director, Neoteryx | 5 min read

Using Dried Microsamples to Detect EPO Doping in Sports An article published as a “short communication” in the February 2021 issue of the journal Drug Testing and Analysis by researchers …

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by James Rudge, PhD, Technical Director, Neoteryx | 5 min read

Simultaneous measurement of multi-antibody responses from dried blood samples. A study article published in the July 2021 issue of Frontiers in Immunology used Mitra samples collected from 54 study volunteers to measure antibody levels (IgA, IgG and IgM) raised from N and S antigens in: pre-pandemic, SARS-CoV-2 convalescence and vaccinated cohorts. The study, entitled “Antibody Mediated Immunity to …

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by Neoteryx | 3 min read

Scientists often find it challenging to collect specimen samples from study subjects in less developed countries for their research studies of malnutrition, infectious diseases, and other public health problems. One …

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by Neoteryx | 3 min read

A viral pandemic was something that scientists had long predicted, but when and how it would strike was not known. Scientists and researchers also did not know that it would …

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by Neoteryx | 3 min read

The COVID-19 pandemic and its shelter-in-place requirements greatly accelerated the adoption of digital healthcare technologies and remote research or healthcare options. Conventional research studies, including clinical trials, required participants to …

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