Navigation Links
Quality Salivary Research with the Salimetrics Center of Excellence Program
Date:6/26/2012

State College, PA (PRWEB) June 26, 2012

As part of its mission to promote credible scientific research through saliva testing, Salimetrics has developed a Center of Excellence (COE) Laboratory Program. This program is designed to identify and promote qualified saliva testing laboratories in multiple geographical regions around the world.

Laboratories who demonstrate their proficiency by participating in the Salimetrics Saliva Proficiency Program and who are committed to the overall goal of elevating saliva testing standards will receive certification and support from Salimetrics. Benefits include formal listing on the Salimetrics website as a COE Lab; publicity through Salimetrics workshops, conferences, and informal contacts; access to the latest technical information and product updates from Salimetrics; and direct communications with the Salimetrics Laboratory, the Johns Hopkins University Center for Interdisciplinary Salivary Bioscience Research, and other Centers of Excellence.

Each COE lab uses Salimetrics assay kits, which are recognized as the high-quality standard for salivary research. COE labs also participate in Salimetrics’ educational programs on saliva and saliva testing by serving as host sites for Salimetrics Spit Camp sessions. COE labs will receive educational materials and training support which will enable them to present these two-day training sessions that feature lectures on the use of saliva a testing fluid and introductory training on procedures and equipment needed to collect saliva samples and perform immunoassays.

Salimetrics has instituted this Center of Excellence program so that researchers can be sure their data meets the highest standard for accuracy. Researchers know there are many factors that can affect the quality of assay results once saliva samples have arrived at the testing laboratory. These can include lack of understanding of proper saliva handling and storage methods, failure to follow the established kit protocols, poorly maintained or improperly calibrated laboratory equipment, and inadequately trained laboratory personnel. According to Jennifer Jewell, Training Coordinator for the Center of Excellence Laboratory Program, “Salimetrics hopes to facilitate research by guiding scientists to the labs that hold to the standards set in the Salimetrics’ testing lab and to provide support and education necessary to reach and maintain that level of excellence on behalf of the Salivary Research Community.”

About Salimetrics:

Founded in 1998, Salimetrics, LLC supports researchers, the immunodiagnostic industry, and functional testing laboratories around the world with innovative salivary immunoassay products and services. Salimetrics’ assay kits and CLIA-certified testing services measure biomarkers related to stress, behavior and development, inflammation, and immune function, including: alpha-amylase, androstenedione, blood contamination, chromogranin A, cortisol, cotinine, C-reactive protein, DHEA, DHEA-S, estradiol, estriol, estrone, IL-1b, IL-6, melatonin, progesterone, 17a-hydroxyprogesterone, secretory IgA, testosterone, and TNF-a. Salimetrics also provides salivary DNA analysis. The company is based in State College, Pennsylvania, with offices in the UK and distributors around the world. For more information, visit Salimetrics on the web at http://www.salimetrics.com.

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/saliva_testing/coe_saliva_labs/prweb9628534.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related biology technology :

1. New Resource Provides Herb Industry With Sources of Quality Specifications
2. Hospira Names Zena G. Kaufman Senior Vice President of Quality; Strengthens Quality and Compliance Capabilities With Addition of Top Industry Talent
3. AMPAC Fine Chemicals Continues to Invest in Quality Systems
4. Sigma-Aldrich Opens New Wuxi Packaging and Quality Control Facilities to Enhance Capabilities Serving China and Asia-Pacific Region
5. Quality Standards Established for Competition to Identify Best Researchers in the US
6. Clearing the air: PNNL technology wins award for improving submarine air quality
7. Promoting the States Quality of Life, New Jersey Symphony Orchestra to Perform at BIO International Convention
8. Tri-Valley Sedation Dentist Dr. Endre Selmeczy Now Offers High-quality Dental Restorations
9. Wolters Kluwer Research Now Available via Bloomberg Tradebook
10. ACORN Research, LLC Announces Partnership with AdeptBio, LLC
11. New England Biolabs Introduces Polbase, an Information Repository of Scientific Data for Polymerase Researchers
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/26/2017)... ... June 26, 2017 , ... ... the former Associate Director of Product Development R&D at Allergan and CMC expert ... at both start-up and established biopharma companies, has joined the firm as an ...
(Date:6/23/2017)... , ... June 23, 2017 , ... ... provider, announced the latest version of LimitLIS®, its rapidly growing Laboratory Information System. ... up user adoption, ensure installation integrity, and provide more customization options. Each of ...
(Date:6/22/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... June 21, 2017 , ... ... regional office in North Carolina, and engages Timothy Reinhardt to manage the new ... quality leadership at Pfizer Inc, with his most recent role as the Director ...
(Date:6/22/2017)... ... June 22, 2017 , ... Tunnell Consulting’s thought ... life sciences industries, continue to be in demand for their insights and commentary ... speaking on “The State of Information Governance in the Biopharmaceutical Industry” at the ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:3/30/2017)... 30, 2017  On April 6-7, 2017, Sequencing.com will ... hackathon at Microsoft,s headquarters in ... focus on developing health and wellness apps that provide ... the Genome is the first hackathon for personal ... largest companies in the genomics, tech and health industries ...
(Date:3/30/2017)... 2017 Trends, opportunities and forecast in this ... technology (fingerprint, AFIS, iris recognition, facial recognition, hand geometry, ... end use industry (government and law enforcement, commercial and ... and others), and by region ( North America ... Asia Pacific , and the Rest of the ...
(Date:3/28/2017)... 2017 The report "Video Surveillance ... Servers, Storage Devices), Software (Video Analytics, VMS), and Service ... Forecast to 2022", published by MarketsandMarkets, the market was ... projected to reach USD 75.64 Billion by 2022, at ... base year considered for the study is 2016 and ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):