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New product launch – ORAcollect•DNA

Posted by Scott Rabuka on Mon, Oct 17, 2011 @ 11:10 AM

I am pleased to announce the launch of ORAcollect•DNA (OCR-100), the newest product in the DNA Genotek family. ORAcollect•DNA is a sample collection kit that uses the same underlying technology as Oragene•DNA, but with a different collection method. The fundamental difference between Oragene and ORAcollect•DNA is the way the sample is collected.  Instead of spitting into an Oragene kit, the patient/donor uses the integrated sponge to collect the sample and then invert the sponge and secure it in the collection tube.

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Tags: DNA kit, DNA from saliva, DNA in saliva, molecular diagnostics, DNA identification

DNA Genotek Inc. Submits Filing for 510(k) Clearance

Posted by Shauna White on Tue, Mar 15, 2011 @ 13:03 PM

DNA Genotek Inc. announced today that it has completed filing a 510(k) pre market submission to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its Oragene®•Dx family of products. Oragene products are recognized for enabling non-invasive and reliable collection of DNA from saliva samples and for isolating and stabilizing DNA for transport and storage. Oragene•Dx is the newest addition to the family of products and will be commercially available upon clearance by the FDA.

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Tags: Oragene, personalized medicine, 510(k), FDA, molecular diagnostics

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