SpeciMAX saliva collection kit collects plain/raw saliva for efficient, cost-effective, and high-frequency surveillance testing.
Get a high-level view of saliva’s position as a sample type in the present day.
This study provides a method to inactivate human respiratory viral pathogens in saliva specimens for safer downstream sample processing.
Saliva collection kit optimized for your automated workflow
Space, time, and cost savings compared to other collection kits
Easy-to-use with non-invasive, self-collection capability
Optimized for saliva collection and sample accessioning
SpeciMAX Plain/Raw Saliva Collection Kit is easy to use and cost effective—low cost per sample
|Benefit||Raw (a.k.a. plain/whole/neat) saliva|
|Length of storage||SARS-CoV-2: up to 7 days *at 4ºC|
|Suitable for PCR workflows||Direct-to-PCR or viral RNA extraction|
|Saliva sample volume needed||1—2 mL (1 and 2 mL fill lines)|
|Funnel||Single-use, snap-on funnel|
|Barcoding on tubes||1D barcode supplied in box, added manually by user|
|Regulatory classification||For Research Use Only|
|Heat tolerance||Up to 95ºC|
|Cat. No.||A50696 (400 kits), A50696P10 (10 kits)|
SpeciMAX saliva collection kit fits into your direct-to-PCR or viral RNA extraction workflow.
SARS-CoV-2 surveillance testing for population-level occurrence
See the direct-to-PCR workflow for TaqMan SARS-CoV-2 Fast PCR Combo Kit 2.0 assay.
See the more sensitive detection RNA extraction workflow here
For Research Use Only. Not for use in diagnostic procedures.