Saliva Collection Aid (SCA) (CE marked)

Catalogue Number: 5016.02-SAL

Manufacturer:Salimetrics LLC
Type:Collection Container
Shipping Condition:RT
Storage Condition:RT
Unit(s): 50/pack


Description: Whole saliva is the gold standard when collecting oral fluid for biological testing. It avoids localized secretions of specific salivary glands providing a more consistent specimen. Whole saliva can be easily evaluated for volume collected and for salivary flow rate. Free from being compromised by absorbing materials used with other collection methods, whole saliva can be assayed for all salivary analytes of interest. 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. Developed by SalivaBio, LLC in collaboration with the Center for Interdisciplinary Salivary Bioscience Research at the Johns Hopkins University, the new collection aid is now available from Salimetrics. 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. The Saliva Collection Aid offers the following benefits: Simple and easy to use, one time use, Individually packaged in a clean foil pouch (non-sterile), Ready-to-go instructions, Comfortable, no-mess collection, Universal fit with external threaded cryovials, Vented design reduces sample foaming