The Dried Blood Spot sampling kit is an easy blood sampling method that can be used by the patients as well as practitioners conveniently. This kit contains all essential components of DBS (Dried Blood Spot) collection and offers simple and easy blood sample collection, storage and convenient transportation. It helps to reduce the risk of infection due to various pathogens and needs very few drops of blood. A few drops of blood samples are collected by a finger prick and spotted onto a DBS card. Then, the card with blood sample is air dried, stored and shipped in an special envelope at room temperature easily and safely to a laboratory for making an analysis. You can use Dried Blood Spot Collection Kit to collect blood samples at any time and place eliminating the special requirements which are essential for conventional collection of blood sample.
Advantages of using DBS collection kit
There are several advantages of using DBS collection kit and some of these are as follows.
The Dried Blood Spot Testing has several applications in different fields. This test is used in neonatal metabolic screening, health and wellness, diagnostics, forensics, toxicokinetics studies, clinical and preclinical Pharmacokinetics, forensic toxicology, environmental contamination control, and therapeutic drug monitoring. However, this test is done for the purpose of research work. This procedure is also used routinely to measure the presence of metabolites like amino acids and lipids, nucleic acids like DNA and RNA and proteins like cytokines, hemoglobin etc. This test is even used to detect the antibodies against mumps, measles, parainfluenza virus, poliovirus and RSV (Respiratory syncytial virus). Moreover, this test is also applied to improve the availability of the testing of hepatitis C.
To avail all the above mentioned advantages of dried blood spot collection kit order a kit today. You can order one online from Lipomic Healthcare and get it delivered at your doorstep as per your convenience.
Previously, dried blood spot sampling was strictly restricted to newborn babies as adults could bear the pain of a needle puncturing their veins. Not to mention the hazards associated with this invasive method with the possibility of contracting diseases you never had. Evolving technology demanded a change in the existing methods and enter DBS Kits.
Blood collecting now is as simple as a simple prick of a needle. A DBS Kit allows you to collect your blood just like a newborn, painless and easy, dry it up and send it for testing for a host of processes. DBS is winning over the traditional venous method and all with good reasons.