Human identification and forensic investigations depend on the careful collection and handling of DNA samples. For optimal genotyping results, it is critically important that the collection is done with devices designed to:

  • Enable efficient, high-quality PCR amplification for genotyping
  • Facilitate automation, preservation, and storage
  • Maintain chain of custody and sample integrity
  • Validated with Applied Biosystem direct amplification STR kits
  • Achieve optimization in a variety of configurations for challenging forensic collections

We offer an extensive, innovative array of Copan FLOQSwabs and ForensiX SafeDry sample collection solutions, integrated with the Applied Biosystems PCR amplification chemistry, designed to meet the challenging and unique needs of forensic DNA sample collection.


Featured products

4N6FLOQSwabs

Designed to use a single divisible swab that can be split into two equal parts for later analysis .

To meet our forensic customers unique reference  DNA sample collection needs, Thermo Fisher Scientific is proud to provide an extensive, innovative array of Copan FLOQSwabs and ForensiX SafeDry solutions, validated with the Applied Biosystems PCR amplification chemistry.

At crime scenes, it's essential that the sample collection device prevents microbial contamination while preserving nucleic acid integrity. The Copan 4N6FLOQSwabs and ForensiX SafeDry for crime scenes product lines are specifically designed for sample collection of a variety of forensic samples found at the crime scene.

We offer customized kit manufacturing solutions with a global distribution network for the sample collection workflow, to meet the challenging and unique needs of forensic DNA sample collection and preservation. Our human identification sales and FAS teams will work directly with you to help design a customized solution to meet your specific laboratory application needs. If you would like further information, please contact your local HID support or sales representative.

Product table

Applications

Products

4N6FLOQSwabs Genetics

4N6FLOQSwabs Casework

ForensiX SafeDry

NUCLEIC-CARD Collection system

Buccal DNA collection

X

 

X

X

Crime scene collection

 

X

X

 

Sexual assault collection

X

 

X

 

Touch sample collection

 

X

 

 

Ordering table


Publications