|Analyte:||Total Immunoglobulin G|
|Optimum Collection Volume:||50 μL*|
|Assay Range:||0.3125 - 20 ng/mL|
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IgG SALIVA COLLECTION CONSIDERATIONS
Better results begin with better saliva collection. This collection protocol features general considerations to maximize salivary immunoglobulin G analysis. Use this analyte specific collection protocol to plan your collection methodology and sampling schemes.
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Considerations for adding Salivary DNA to analyte Studies:
You can combine salivary analytes with easy, accurate, and affordable genomic testing using Salimetrics SalivaLab and the same sample that you are already collecting – no specialized saliva collection devices or additional samples are required.
Don’t know what SNPs are right for you? The SalivaLab’s DNA team specializes in genetic testing services, we recommend you Request a DNA Consult (gratis) to learn more about common considerations such as # of samples, participant ethnicity, and IRB Approval.
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References & Salivary IgG Research
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- Brandtzaeg P. Do salivary antibodies reliably reflect both mucosal and systemic immunity? Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. 2007;1098:288-311.
- Riis JL, Bryce CI, Stebbins JL, Granger DA. Riis, JL et al. Salivary total Immunoglobulin G as a surrogate marker of oral immune activity in salivary bioscience research. Brain Behavior and Immunity. 2020; 1(100014)