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How to Properly Collect the Sample with Swabs for tellmeGen DNA Tests

16 Aug 2023
Cómo recoger correctamente la muestra con hisopos para las pruebas de ADN de tellmeGen

tellmeGen provides a DNA kit to help users collect saliva samples accurately for DNA testing. Following the correct procedure ensures reliable results. Here's a summarized guide:

    1. Before the Test:

      • Avoid eating, drinking, chewing gum, or brushing teeth for 30 minutes before the sample collection.
      • Massage your cheeks to stimulate saliva production.
      • Ensure the swab's end doesn't touch any surfaces before use.
    2. During the Test:

        • Carefully remove a swab from its wrapper without touching the tip.
        • Rub the swab inside your mouth, especially the cheeks, to collect saliva.
        • Insert the swab tip into a tube and mix it with the preservative liquid.
        • Break the swab at the notch, leaving the saliva-end inside the tube.
        • Repeat the process with the second swab.
        • Close the tube containing both swabs.
        • Shake the tube around 15 times to mix the saliva with the preservative.
        • Place the collection tubes in the provided box.
        • Secure the box in the shipping bag and send it for collection.
      1. Preservation:

        • While it's not mandatory, it's recommended to store the sample at room temperature (15-30ºC). The preservative solution ensures the sample remains optimal for up to 12 months.

      For those using the Duo/Family DNA Kit from tellmeGen, ensure all users complete the steps before sending the samples.

      Read the full instructions on tellmeGen's official site.


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