Biosample and DNA Sampling and Storage Solutions

Ahlstrom's Specimen Collection Card portfolio offers simple and cost-effective collection, transportation and storage of biosamples at ambient temperature, bringing efficiency and simplicity to the biological fluids sampling process. Ideal for forensics and paternity tests, diagnosis and mapping of infectious diseases, biobanking, biomarkers monitoring, pharmacokinetic, therapeutic drug monitoring, these cards are customizable and can be tailored to fully accommodate our customers’ needs.

Long-term DNA Preservation Cards

Ahlstrom-Munksjö collection cards are designed for collection, transport and long-term storage of biological samples at ambient temperature, providing a rapid, cost-effective and reliable alternative for the sampling process.

  • Long-term ambient preservation of DNA
  • High quality NGS data
  • Customized, ready-to-use biosample collection cards
  • Compliant to ISO 18385
Ahlstrom-Munksjö GenSaver and GenSaver Color specimen collection cards are treated with a new-to-market proprietary chemistry allowing long-term preservation of DNA at ambient temperature.  They are designed for the collection, transport and storage at ambient temperature of DNA from biological fluids. The fiber-based material of these cards is made of pure absorbent fibers, impregnated with a proprietary chemical formulation intended to prevent environmentally induced degradation for long-term ambient preservation of DNA. 

The cards are suitable for a wide range of applications including:

  • Human identification
  • Genomics
  • Animal identification
  • Plasmid screening
  • Transgenic identification

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BioSample Collection Cards

Ahlstrom-Munksjö BioSample TFN collection cards designed for microvolume sampling, transport and storage of biological samples are made with white and pure adsorbent fibers for reproducible collection and contain no wet-strengths additives or chemicals.

  • Reliable and reproducible sample collection
  • Even and uniform sample distribution
  • Customizable design and printing to accommodate customers' needs
  • Rigorous quality control and manufacturing according to ISO 13485:2016 and ISO 9001:2015

These cards are suitable for:

  • HIV viral load testing
  • Infectious diseases screening including Hepatitis B, C and Syphilis
  • Protein-based dried blood spot analysis
  • Genomics
  • Forensics
  • Human Identification

BioSample cards are available in different formats:

  • Standard format with cover for sample protection
  • Simple format, without cover for easier processing
  • With or without perforated circles

A "Dry Rack" option is available to facilitate drying of cards at ambient temperature.

The cards are CE marked in the EU as In Vitro Diagnostic medical device, in compliance with Directive 98/79/EC.

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Please contact our Technical Support Team for further information.