We chose to use the Oragene•DNA saliva-based collection kit because of its high quality, and because it is specifically designed to work effectively for all types of patients.
Ottawa, ON (PRWEB) June 06, 2011
DNA Genotek Inc. a leading provider of products for biological sample collection, stabilization and preparation, today announced that its Oragene•DNA product has been selected by Existence Genetics LLC for their newly launched predictive medicine service.
Predictive medicine is a rapidly emerging field of medicine that entails predicting disease and instituting preventive measures in order to either prevent the disease altogether or significantly decrease its impact upon the patient. Existence Genetics is gaining recognition as a leader in the field of predictive medicine by providing its genetically tailored service to the health care industry.
Existence Genetics uses genetic information generated using samples collected with the Oragene•DNA saliva-based DNA collection kit to give patients and their health care providers an easy-to-understand and actionable genetic report that is focused on the personalized prevention of disease. Existence Genetics provides its offering to patients through healthcare professionals and recognized health and wellness organizations in the United States and internationally.
“We chose to use the Oragene•DNA saliva-based collection kit because of its high quality, and because it is specifically designed to work effectively for all types of patients,” said Dr. Brandon Colby, chief executive officer of Existence Genetics. “Ease of DNA sample collection is critical for predictive medicine and Oragene•DNA has proven to be very robust. It is also easy for patients to access and use at home or at point of care.
“DNA Genotek is pleased that our Oragene•DNA product has been chosen by Existence Genetics as the DNA sample collection method for this new predictive medicine service,” said Ian Curry, president and chief executive officer, DNA Genotek, Inc. “Our company’s primary objective is to deliver high-quality sample collection products that allow our customers to focus on understanding disease, disease prevention and personalized treatment. Existence Genetics’ predictive medicine service will help individuals understand the impact their genes have on their health, allowing them to effectively implement preventative efforts.”
About DNA Genotek:
DNA Genotek focuses on providing high-quality biological sample collection, stabilization and preparation products. The company’s Oragene family of products provides the best way to collect and preserve large amounts of DNA or RNA from saliva. The company also offers a family of products for collecting DNA from animals and livestock. The reliability and ease-of-use of the company’s products have resulted in rapid adoption at top-tier health research institutions globally, including Harvard, Stanford, Cambridge, and Johns Hopkins. DNA Genotek markets its products worldwide and has established a global customer base in over 100 countries. For more information about DNA Genotek, visit http://www.dnagenotek.com.
To learn more about genetic testing and to stay up-to-date on the genetic revolution, join Dr. Brandon Colby’s Facebook community: http://www.facebook.com/brandoncolbymd. For additional information about Existence Genetics, visit http://www.existencegenetics.com
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