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M-Vac/Boston University DNA Collection Data Presented at NEAFS

Boston University researchers recently presented their results at the NEAFS Conference in upstate New York. The research comprised of collecting whole blood using the M-Vac, swabs and tape from three surfaces - ceramic tile, denim and carpet. As expected, the other methods did fairly well on the non-porous tile, but the M-Vac collected significantly more DNA material from the porous surfaces, especially denim, versus swabs and taping. Click here for the PDF...