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The Saliva Collection Aid (SCA) is a new device that fits securely inside common externally threaded cryovials to simplify collection of whole saliva samples from participants. Whole saliva, a mixture of the oral fluids that pool on the floor of the mouth, is considered by many researchers to be the gold standard when collecting saliva samples for biological testing. Although collecting whole saliva by spitting or drooling might seem to be easy, it actually can be a messy task that discourages some people from donating samples. The new device has a number of features that make it attractive to researchers and saliva donors:
Simple and easy to use
Increased participant compliance
Individually packaged in a clean, foil pouch
One-time use and dispose
Vented design helps avoid sample foaming
Constructed of polypropylene to avoid sample retention or contamination
Universal fit with common external thread cryovials
Allows sample collection directly into cryovials in the field
Online ordering is currently available to USA addresses only.
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Salimetrics’ COVID-19 Status – 8 April 2020 – No change to Prior Update:
Salimetrics’ Sales and Customer Service, as well as all other non-laboratory personnel, have successfully transitioned to working remote and are fully able to provide support to our customers.
Our Salimetrics Pennsylvania Manufacturing Center remains open for customer orders and shipments. All Salimetrics’ laboratory personnel are following PPE guidelines per CDC Biosafety Level 2 (BSL-2).
The Salimetrics’ SalivaLab, located in California, is open to receive samples. In accordance with State of California Executive Order N-33-20 effective March 19, 2020, our Carlsbad, California facility, including R&D and SalivaLab personnel, will remain open working on research critical to the COVID-19 response; onsite SalivaLab personnel will be able to receive samples, and in some cases, test and send data. All Salimetrics’ laboratory personnel are following PPE guidelines per CDC Biosafety Level 2 (BSL-2).