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Saliva as a Diagnostic Tool for COVID-19: A Proof-of-Concept Study

Application Note Kiranmai Durvasula1, Havva Keskin1, Julie Baggs1, Travis Butts1 1Omega Bio-tek, Inc, Norcross GA 30071 Introduction To combat a fast-evolving global pandemic like COVID-19, it is essential to develop rapid and accurate diagnostic tests with a quick turnaround time. In recent times, saliva has emerged as a viable alternate sample source to nasopharyngeal swabs […]

Saliva as a diagnostic tool for COVID-19 Webinar

To combat a fast-evolving global pandemic like COVID-19, it is essential to develop rapid and accurate diagnostic tests with a quick turnaround time. Recently, saliva has emerged as a viable alternate sample source to nasopharyngeal swabs and has shown to have greater detection sensitivity of SARS-CoV-2, as well as consistency throughout the course of infection. […]

FFPE DNA & RNA Co-Extraction Webinar

Obtaining high quality and high yielding DNA or RNA is challenging since nucleic acids in FFPE tissue samples are often fragmented and prone to chemical modifications. Co-extraction is beneficial as samples may be limited. While there are many kits to purify either the DNA or RNA from FFPE samples, only a few can purify both […]

FDA Authorizes New Quest Diagnostics Lab Method Designed to Increase COVID-19 Molecular Diagnostics Capacity

Technique to increase COVID-19 molecular diagnostic testing capacity and provide faster test results reporting SECAUCUS, N.J., July 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Quest Diagnostics (NYSE:DGX) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted emergency use authorization (EUA) for a new laboratory technique that speeds the process of extracting viral RNA from specimens* and will enable the company to […]

Omega Bio-tek Launches a New Viral RNA Extraction Kit for COVID-19 Testing with Production Capacity for 6 Million Tests A Month

NORCROSS, GA, June 8, 2020 — Omega Bio-tek, Inc. announces the launch of the Mag-Bind® Viral RNA Xpress Kit for the rapid and reliable isolation of Viral RNA from nasopharyngeal (NP) swab specimens that are dry or in viral transport media (VTM). The new kit aims to combat the shortage of RNA purification kits, which […]

Two Georgia Companies Unite to Provide Coronavirus (COVID-19) Testing

Norcross, Ga., 05/01/2020 – Omega Bio-tek announces collaboration with Ipsum Diagnostics in the fight against COVID-19. Omega Bio-tek will supply its Mag-Bind Viral DNA/RNA 96 Kit as a vital element in Ipsum Diagnostics’ approved RT-PCR-based SARS-CoV-2 assay.  The US Food and Drug Administration granted Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) to Ipsum Diagnostics for RT-PCR-based SARS-CoV-2 testing […]

Association of Biomolecular Resource Facilities 2020

Attending ABRF2020 this weekend in Palm Springs? We will be exhibiting at Booth #44! Come chat with Bob Wikle about our DNA and RNA purification kits and cleanup kits for your core facility. From columns, 96 plates to magnetic bead-based kits, we can cover nucleic acid isolation from many sample types. Whether you perform manual […]