Buccal Swab - Normal

Product Name Buccal Swab
Source Single Human Donor
Catalogue Number 991-27-S
Form Swab
Sample Size 2 Swabs (additional swabs can be taken upon request)
Note: Each sample would be from a unique donor.
Donor Gender Reported
Donor Age Reported
Donor Race Reported
Donor Collection Date Reported
Collection Protocol - Rinse mouth with water, waiting 30 minutes or more after eating or drinking before collection
- Remove sterile swab from tube and insert in mouth
- Place on one side of mouth, twisting while moving up and down against the cheek
- Let swab air-dry for > 4 hours and insert back in to tube
Additional Info Inquire for donor specific collections
Storage Room Temperature unless otherwise specified
Recertification Due to differing stabilities of various biomarkers in this complex biological material it is not possible to assign a single expiration date that is relevant to all biomarkers. The end user should monitor the biomarkers of interest to verify suitability over time.
Infectious Disease Testing Not tested for infectious diseases. This material should be handled at the Biosafety Level 2 (BSL 2) as recommended for any potentially infectious human serum or blood specimen in the CDC/NIH manual "Biosafety in Microbiological and Biomedical Laboratories", 2009.
Synonyms Cheek Swab