July 2020

OraCol samples will no longer be tested for IgM antibody response to measles, mumps or rubella


Due to the ongoing pandemic of SARS-CoV-2, from henceforth (until further notice) only molecular investigations for measles, rubella or mumps RNA (PCR) will be performed on the OraCol collection devices. 

No IgM testing for measles, rubella or mumps will be performed

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Notification of current supply constraints on Aptima Collection Devices


UCD NVRL has been notified by HOLOGIC that, an unprecedented sudden and significant global demand for COVID-19 testing has placed supply constraints on their Collection Devices:

• Aptima® Multitest Swab Specimen Collection Kit PRD-03546
• Aptima® Urine Specimen Collection Kit No.301040
• Aptima® Unisex Swab Specimen Collection Kit No. 301041

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