July 20, 2012
DNA Genotek, a subsidiary of OraSure Technologies Inc. and a leading provider of products for biological sample collection, stabilization and preparation, today announced that the U.S...Container System for Releasably Storing a Substance,” issued on July 17, 2012. The patent protects a novel container system which consists of a lid that stores a nucleic acid stabilization chemistry and a vial for receiving a biological sample. After providing a sample, the user closes the container lid and the stabilization chemistry is safely and automatically released...The company’s Oragene.Dx product line is the only FDA 510(k) cleared saliva-based collection kit for in vitro diagnostic use. DNA Genotek also offers Research Use Only products to collect and preserve large amounts of DNA or RNA from saliva for use with humans, animals or livestock. The reliability and ease-of-use of the company’s products have resulted in rapid adoption at top-tier health research institutions globally, including Harvard, Stanford, Cambridge, and Johns Hopkins. DNA Genotek markets its products worldwide and has a global customer base with thousands of customers in over 100 countries...All other brands and names contained herein are the property of their respective owners. Some DNA Genotek products may not be available in all geographic regions.
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