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UK Countrywide Saliva-Based COVID-19 Testing Directive Integrates Spectrum SDNA Saliva Collection Device

Leslie Titus Bryant, Director of Marketing & Brand
January 07, 2021

Saliva-based tests rapidly expand access and testing options to combat COVID-19 in the UK

Today, Spectrum announced it has partnered with Steribottle to provide its innovative SDNA-1000 Saliva Collection Device for the COVID-19 population testing directive in the UK. Rollout of this extensive countrywide testing mandate includes every UK citizen once a week.

“Even with new vaccines, it is more important than ever before to increase the rate of testing,” said Stephen Fanning, President, and CEO of Spectrum Solutions. “Many countries are experiencing skyrocketing rates of infection. It is vital to global health and safety for individuals and governments to be aware of accurate infection rates and geographic hot spots in order to plan and execute effective healthcare strategies and initiatives. We are very proud to partner with Steribottle in this fight against COVID-19 in the UK.”

“Testing is the purposeful pursuit of knowledge and understanding. It’s not only a window providing visibility into the disease but provides a quicker path to informed decisions and treatment” said Luke Fisher, CEO of Steribottle. “The Spectrum saliva-based testing solution provides a validated system and proven process that safely mitigates unnecessary exposure.”

The Spectrum Solutions SDNA-1000 Saliva Collection Device was the first saliva-based solution to receive the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for COVID-19 testing. It supplants the need for the painful nasal swab process with a more accurate and pain-free saliva collection process. This easy-to-use option was engineered to eliminate user collection errors and provides a path for at-home sample self-collection that mitigates downstream exposure risks by delivering in-device viral inactivation. Offering the safest & most robust biomaterial for detecting COVID-19, the Spectrum SDNA saliva collection system provides over 10 days of post-collection stability with no degradation in sample efficacy.

PRESS RELEASE:

UK Countrywide Saliva-Based COVID-19 Testing Directive Integrates Spectrum SDNA Saliva Collection Device

Leslie Titus Bryant, Director of Marketing & Brand
January 07, 2021

Saliva-based tests rapidly expand access and testing options to combat COVID-19 in the UK

Today, Spectrum announced it has partnered with Steribottle to provide its innovative SDNA-1000 Saliva Collection Device for the COVID-19 population testing directive in the UK. Rollout of this extensive countrywide testing mandate includes every UK citizen once a week.

“Even with new vaccines, it is more important than ever before to increase the rate of testing,” said Stephen Fanning, President, and CEO of Spectrum Solutions. “Many countries are experiencing skyrocketing rates of infection. It is vital to global health and safety for individuals and governments to be aware of accurate infection rates and geographic hot spots in order to plan and execute effective healthcare strategies and initiatives. We are very proud to partner with Steribottle in this fight against COVID-19 in the UK.”

“Testing is the purposeful pursuit of knowledge and understanding. It’s not only a window providing visibility into the disease but provides a quicker path to informed decisions and treatment” said Luke Fisher, CEO of Steribottle. “The Spectrum saliva-based testing solution provides a validated system and proven process that safely mitigates unnecessary exposure.”

The Spectrum Solutions SDNA-1000 Saliva Collection Device was the first saliva-based solution to receive the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for COVID-19 testing. It supplants the need for the painful nasal swab process with a more accurate and pain-free saliva collection process. This easy-to-use option was engineered to eliminate user collection errors and provides a path for at-home sample self-collection that mitigates downstream exposure risks by delivering in-device viral inactivation. Offering the safest & most robust biomaterial for detecting COVID-19, the Spectrum SDNA saliva collection system provides over 10 days of post-collection stability with no degradation in sample efficacy.

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Headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah, Spectrum Solutions is a life science and medical device manufacturing company that focuses its fully-integrated industry expertise on creating forward-looking and scalable end-to-end solutions for clinical diagnostic projects and commercialized product plans. Spectrum is a single-source provider of innovative medical device engineering & product manufacturing, molding, chemical formulation, packaging design, customized kitting, & direct-to-user fulfillment. Its bio-sample collection devices, patented technologies, and dedicated services deliver measurable process optimization, unprecedented efficiency, and unmatched global scalability.

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Who is Spectrum Solutions?

Headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah, Spectrum Solutions is a life science and medical device manufacturing company that focuses its fully-integrated industry expertise on creating forward-looking and scalable end-to-end solutions for clinical diagnostic projects and commercialized product plans. Spectrum is a single-source provider of innovative medical device engineering & product manufacturing, molding, chemical formulation, packaging design, customized kitting, & direct-to-user fulfillment. Its bio-sample collection devices, patented technologies, and dedicated services deliver measurable process optimization, unprecedented efficiency, and unmatched global scalability.

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Director of Marketing & Brand
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801-208-1100
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Health is a dynamic state of wellbeing. Healthcare providers and researchers have long believed that changes in our saliva record our ongoing state-of-health story. This encrypted source of individual truth, and how to best use it, delivers us all a quicker path to informed decisions and treatments free of adverse reactions.

Interestingly, saliva acts as a wide resource of genomic information useful for identifying and monitoring in real-time a disease as well as its state of progression. Additionally, saliva analysis looks at the cellular level, the biologically active compounds, making saliva a true representative of what is clinically relevant.

Spectrum’s technically-superior saliva collection systems have not only been engineered to lead the saliva collection industry in molecular diagnostics and clinical research applications but deliver the safest, most robust biomaterial for the earliest detection and diagnosis of disease and infection.

  • Saliva provides the earliest path to critical detection and diagnosis
  • First EUA authorized saliva collection device for COVID-19 testing & authorized device for direct-to-patient at-home sample self-collection
  • Used in supervised & unsupervised sample collection LDT workflows of symptomatic & asymptomatic users
  • Pain-free, non-invasive, & safe – ideal for those needing frequent & repeat testing
  • In-device live virus inactivation at ambient temps (COVID-19 EUA validated data)
  • Eliminates any need for hood containment offering immediate sample processing upon arrival
  • Removes the need for any temperature-controlled storage or transport of samples 
  • Single device for DNA & viral RNA applications 
  • Safest collection approach & most robust biomaterial for detecting COVID-19
  • Delivers 99.998% highest levels of testing accuracy & sensitivity
  • Formulation identifies infections at its earliest stage from as few as 200 copies/ml (lateral flow rapid tests need 10,000-20,000 copies/ml)
  • A single preserved saliva sample provides opportunity for multiple tests
  • Over 10 days of post-collection stability with no degradation in sample efficacy
  • System maintains critical bio-sample consistency 
  • Mass-testing scalability & easy device integration using validated and supported processes
  • Mitigates any risk of infection throughout the testing process 
  • Pinpoint life-cycle stage of active viral infection
  • Eliminate UN3373 biohazard shipping designation with clearance from USPS, FedEx, & UPS
  • Delivers the highest levels of testing accuracy using qualified extraction chemistries
  • Chemistry enables easy extraction & purification for a maximum sensitivity boost
  • Proteins present in blood are also present in saliva from fluid leakage at the gum line
  • Saliva contains the entire library of proteins, hormones, antibodies, and other molecular compounds measured in routine blood tests
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