Saliva Collection for Adults and Children 6+ Years OldRead More...
The complete saliva collection kit includes the SalivaBio oral swab, swab storage tube, and sample collection instructions, and is ready to use in the field or on-site. The volume of sample recovered typically varies between 200-1000 µL depending on an individual’s salivary flow rate, hydration status, mucus content, and the application of stimulus. View the chart below for a list of analytes approved to be collected with the SOS. If your analyte is not listed, we recommend collecting with the passive drool method. However, a pilot study may reveal a high correlation in your subject group, which will enable you to utilize this method effectively.
|Intended Use:||Aduts & Children >6 years old|
|Volume Capacity:||2 mL|
|Regulatory Status:||FDA Listed, CE Marked|
|Material Composition:||Synthetic Swab|
|Swab Size:||10 mm x 30 mm|
|Approved for Analytes|
|Cortisol, Alpha-Amylase, Chromogranin A, Cotinine, Interleukin-1 Beta, Interleukin-6, Melatonin, Secretory Immunoglobulin A, Testosterone, DNA Analysis, Uric Acid|
Recommended Handling & Storage Accessories
4″ Swab/Conical Tube Storage Box
Moisture-resistant laminated fiberboard boxes are ideal for freezer and refrigerator storage. The 7 x 7 grid insert makes easy work of sample organization.
|Size:||5.5″ x 5.5″ x 4″|
Bar-Coded Sample Labels
Small polypropylene labels which adhere to tubes frozen to -80°C and will not fall off upon thawing. Sample ID number, study name and barcode are pre-printed onto the 1-in square labels ensuring positive sample identification during saliva collections.
|Size:||26 mm x 26 mm (1″ x 1″)|
How to Collect Saliva for Covid-19 Testing
Collecting a saliva sample for COVID-19 testing is simple and easy to do with our Saliva Collection Methods. Relax – that’s the first step! Then watch one of these video collection instructions prior to starting your collection:X