SeraCare’s SeraCon™ Vitamin D Depleted Diluent

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Responding to a growing demand for accurate Vitamin D testing, SeraCare Life Sciences announced the launch of a high-quality human plasma-based matrix instrumental in the development of accurate Vitamin D assays

SeraCare Life Sciences offers controls for testing Vitamin D deficiency

SeraCon Vitamin D Depleted Diluent

SeraCon Vitamin D Depleted Diluent is derived entirely from human plasma and does not contain any equine or synthetic plasma, making it an extremely valuable tool for in vitro diagnostics manufacturers

SeraCare Life Sciences (Nasdaq: SRLS), a global life sciences company providing vital products and services to facilitate the discovery, development and production of human diagnostics and therapeutics, announced the launch of SeraCon™ Vitamin D Depleted Diluent, the newest offering in the company’s line of SeraCon processed human plasma products. SeraCon™ Vitamin D Depleted Diluent is a high-quality human plasma-based matrix instrumental in the development of accurate Vitamin D assays.

“SeraCon Vitamin D Depleted Diluent is derived entirely from human plasma and does not contain any equine or synthetic plasma, making it an extremely valuable tool for in vitro diagnostics manufacturers,” said Nicole Loranger, Associate Product Manager, Bulk Products, SeraCare Life Sciences. “By providing a matrix that is as close as possible to the human serum in patient samples, SeraCon Vitamin D Depleted Diluent enables manufacturers to greatly improve the accuracy, consistency and sensitivity of their Vitamin D assays. In turn, those advantages will help our customers bring new testing products to market faster and more cost-effectively.”

Demand for Vitamin D testing of patients is increasing steadily within the clinical market worldwide, creating a growing demand for a ready supply of highly accurate Vitamin D test kits. SeraCare’s new offering meets the needs of the most sensitive test methods, as it is certified <1 ng/mL Vitamin D2/D3 based on testing by LC-MS/MS and immunoassay. All donor units used in the product have tested negative or non-reactive for anti-HIV 1/2, anti-HCV and HBsAg using test methods approved by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA).

To enable consistent delivery of the high quality products our customers depend on, SeraCon Vitamin D Depleted Diluent is processed at SeraCare’s ISO-certified facilities following a rigorous, validated process. The product is available in large lots of up to 200 liters and donor units are pooled to ensure lot-to-lot consistency, making it an ideal option for high-volume production environments.

SeraCon Vitamin D Depleted Diluent is available immediately for purchase worldwide. For ordering information, contact SeraCare Customer Service at 1-800-676-1881 or view the company’s product catalog at http://www.seracarecatalog.com.

About SeraCon
The SeraCon line of processed human plasma products from SeraCare offers a range of industry proven, cost-effective human serum substitutes ideal for use in preparing controls and calibrators. SeraCon human plasma products are all prepared using donor units that have tested negative or non-reactive for anti-HIV1/2, anti-HCV and HBsAg, products from units negative for anti-HBc, anti-HTLV-I/II and/or syphilis are also available.

About SeraCare Life Sciences, Inc.
SeraCare serves the global life sciences industry by providing vital products and services to facilitate the discovery, development and production of human diagnostics and therapeutics. The Company's innovative portfolio includes diagnostic controls, plasma-derived reagents and molecular biomarkers, biobanking and contract research services. SeraCare's quality systems, scientific expertise and state-of-the-art facilities support its customers in meeting the stringent requirements of the highly regulated life sciences industry.

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