If you will be shipping specimens to Norgen for DNA isolation, please reference the table below for our recommended amount or volume.
|Stool||100-200 mg (fresh or frozen)
500uL (preserved stool) (if collected in Norgen’s cat.#45660/63700 stool preservative)***
|Urine||30 mL of fresh, frozen or preserved urine|
|Saliva||0.25 mL (fresh or frozen)
0.5 mL (preserved) (if collected in Norgen’s cat.#RU49000 saliva preservative)***
|Swab (skin, vaginal, oral, fecal, etc.)||1 swab (frozen)
1-2 mL (preserved) (if collected in Norgen’s cat.#45690 or cat.#45670 swab preservative)***
|Saliva||As little as 0.2 mL (Fresh saliva)|
|Soil||Please contact us|
*If you are working with a specimen which is not listed, please contact email@example.com for our recommendation.
**Please note that these are Norgen Biotek’s recommended input volumes to achieve optimal data. If you are working with lower volumes, our expert team will be happy to assist to you.
***We can accept specimens which have been chemically preserved by other commercially available buffers. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for our recommendation.