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    DNA/RNA Shield Collection Tube w/ Swab - DX

    R1107-E / R1109-E

    DNA/RNA Shield Collection Tube w/ Swab - DX

    Cat # Name Size
    R1107-E DNA/RNA Shield Collection Tube w/Swab - DX (1 ml fill) 50 pack
    R1109-E DNA/RNA Shield Collection Tube w/Swab - DX (2 ml fill) 50 pack



    Swab collection kits DX include DNA/RNA Shield Collection Tubes with Swabs and are specimen receptacle medical devices for molecular-based in vitro diagnostic applications. Many sample types can be collected with these swab collection tubes including from the mouth, nose, throat, and wherever a swab may be deemed appropriate per application. To use these swab collection tubes, just swab any sample and break the tip into the collection device prefilled with the DNA/RNA Shield reagent. Samples are stabilized and ready for transport or storage.

    Applicable For Next-Generation Sequencing, qPCR, microarray
    Device Specs 12 x 80 mm screwcap vial pre-filled with DNA/RNA Shield (1 mL or 2 mL)
    Device Storage Ambient temperature => 2 years
    Registration Status 510(k) cleared Class II Medical Device
    FDA- Emergency Use Authorization
    CE-IVD Marked
    Sample Collection 10% (v/v or w/v)
    Sample Source Nose, mouth, throat, biological fluids, upper and lower respiratory specimens
    Sample Stability RNA: Ambient temperature (4°C-25°C) > 1 month
    DNA: Ambient temperature (4°C-25°C) > 2 years
    DNA & RNA: Frozen (<-20°C): Indefinitely

    DNA/RNA Shield can be used on upper and lower respiratory human specimens.

    RNA > 1 month

    Some components of the reagent (or sample) may have precipitated out of solution during the freeze-thaw process. Once the sample is thawed to ambient temperature, vortex the sample to bring precipitate back into solution. Furthermore, try heating samples in hand or 37°C for 5 minutes and vortex.

    No, tissues do not need to be homogenized.

    “We extracted RNA from cells suspended in DNA/RNA Shield with the Direct-zol miniprep set from Zymo (using Trizol). It worked perfect for us.”

    - Mariska B. (University of Amsterdam)

    “I did an assay using RNA/DNA shield and it works perfect. The product have excellent reproducibility when stored at 4°C for up to a month.”

    - Maha AE. (University of Florida)

    “We use DNA/RNA shield and it works well with adults mosquitoes, larvae, eggs. We store it at RT for weeks and at -4°C or -20°C for months, never saw any DNA degradation.”

    - Umberto P. (University of Pavia)

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