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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 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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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 James Rudge | 7 min read

Since the early 20th Century, many scientists have been interested in investigating cell cultures and the biological properties of molecules secreted by cells, most of which are small protein molecules …

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by Neoteryx | 4 min read

The recent COVID-19 pandemic has overwhelmed healthcare systems around the world. Many institutions don't have the capacity to tend to patients infected by the virus as well as those who …

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by Neoteryx | 4 min read

The coronavirus pandemic has compelled physicians to modify the way they provide healthcare to patients, particularly those who are chronically ill and must stay at home. Patients with chronic conditions …

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by James Rudge | 3 min read

The scientific and medical communities continue investigating potential vaccines and therapies against SARS-CoV-2, or severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2, the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19 illness. Many believe that …

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