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The Dust Mite Screen kit provides the entire collection tool for collecting the specimen from the test surface. Concentration of mite allergen is reported in the laboratory in terms of micrograms. A comprehensive laboratory report is provided.
Dust Mite Screening Kit
Includes collection tools for collecting dust mite allergens. Comprehensive lab report provided.
AVAILABILITY: Ships out within 2 - 3 business days.
Dust Mite Screening Kit are ideal for someone who...
- Is allergic to dust mites - If you are allergic to dust mites you will experience symptoms similar to pollen allergy and you may exhibit asthmatic symptoms if your reaction is severe.
- Wants an easy and affordable way to receive professional lab results.
- Dust mites are reported as one of the prevalent indoor allergen
- Provides the entire collection tool for collecting a solid dust sample from the carpet of a home or workplace
- Collected specimen is evaluated by an AIHA Accredited Lab for qualitative estimation within 3 - 5 days
- Comprehensive laboratory report is provided
- Concentration of mite allergen is reported in terms of micrograms
- Includes full collection sample device (Bio-Scan DM), which is connected to the intake end of your vacuum cleaner's hose for sampling
- Easy to use and inexpensive
- Data validated for accuracy
- Made in the USA
How do I perform the test?
- Remove the attachment from the vacuum cleaner hose
- Insert Bio-Scan DM into the hose and fold the edges down around the outside of the hose. (See Picture A and B below)
- Reassemble the vacuum attachment (See Picture C below)
- Sampling options: choose one room per Bio-Scan DM. Vacuum a minimum of 10 minutes.
- Bedroom: sample pillows, bedding, mattress and carpet
- Living area: sample items such as upholstery, carpet or window coverings
- Carefully remove the collector bag from the vacuum, fold the top section over twice, apply tape to hold it closed, then place the collector back into the zip-top bag and seal. (See picture D below)
- Place the exposed Bio-Scan DM and Form in the envelope provided and mail to the address given. Expect the lab report results mailed back to you from the Environmental Diagnostics Laboratory (EDL) in 3 – 5 business days
Understanding the lab report:
All EDL microbiological reports are prepared with a glossary describing each organism at both the genus and specie level. If you have any trouble understanding the data in the report, you are given a toll-free number to contact a specialist who will help you understand your results for free.
Please note: The report furnishes information only and is not intended to be an interpretation of the results.
Technical Specifications of Dust Mite Screening Kit
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