Dried Blood Spots
Dried blood spot card
Follow kit instructions. Briefly, allow blood to saturate the card until indicated areas are filled and blood has soaked through the card. Air dry the card at ambient temperature for at least 3 hours.
- NBS: Please contact Revvity Omics to request the StepOne® kit.
- Gene Sequencing: Please contact Revvity Omics to request the DBS collection kit.
- For pre-punched DBS: The required minimum is 6 punches
Condition: Follow the instructions provided with the collection set. Store the dried blood at ambient temperature for up to two days. If the specimen cannot be sent as soon as it is dry, the filter paper should be placed in a sealable plastic bag and stored in a refrigerator (≤ 8°C) or preferably in a freezer.
Shipping: Follow kit instructions. Double bag and ship overnight at ambient temperature.