Introducing Microbial Insights’ Bio-Extract™
Imagine sampling a contaminated groundwater site hours from the nearest shipping facility, or an asset on an offshore platform for corrosion risk assessment. For standard laboratory qPCR analysis those samples are collected, sometimes chemically preserved, placed on ice, and transported offsite so that they can be shipped to one of our worldwide locations as quickly as possible for DNA extraction. With Bio-Extract™ kits, you can now isolate the DNA in as many samples as you want while still in the field. The extracted DNA will be shipped back to MI for long-term storage so that weeks, or even months, later you will be able to decide which analyses to have performed on which samples based on your other sample parameters (VOC data, geochemistry, etc.). Your sample integrity is protected. Because the isolation process helps with immediate preservation, you can bulk the samples together and ship at the end of your sampling campaign rather than having to ship every single day. Fewer sample shipment means fewer shipping headaches, fewer preservation concerns, and lower costs.