"There is tremendous need for this product, as lead poisoning is a major issue in our society,” said Zeynep Ilgaz, President and Founder of Confirm BioSciences and a mother of two small children. “We are seeing an increase in consumers wanting to better manage their own health care and Confirm BioSciences is responding to that growing market by developing new platform technologies that help to improve the health and wellness of children and individuals," she continued.
Unlike existing tests which use invasive blood tests, LeadConfirm Professional screens for lead exposure in the body using saliva, a vital bodily fluid that carries molecules, many bio markers of disease, evidence of drug use and many other indicators (known and unknown) of what is happening inside the human body.
In addition, existing tests are usually only performed after a healthcare professional suspects lead exposure – and often that is too late for anything to be done. However, the non-invasive nature of LeadConfirm Professional makes it easier to check for lead exposure – and, if needed, prescribe treatment – sooner than ever.
Confirm BioSciences, LeadConfirm Professional’s parent company, researched its patented methodology and process at its partner lab, Western Slope Laboratory in Troy, Michigan.
Researchers analyzed the saliva of 100 children living in North Carolina at the same time as those childrens’ blood was by that state’s Department of Health. Studies determined a 1.00 (100%) correlation between lead levels found in the saliva tests vs. blood tests making lead test as accurate as a blood test.
By comparing the results of the two
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