Omaha, NE – Streck, Inc. and VIAGENE s.r.o., a Slovak distribution company focused on the areas of genetics, molecular biology, pathology and modern technologies such as next generation sequencing, have signed a distribution agreement for Streck’s cell stabilization products.
Streck’s cell stabilization products include Cyto-Chex® BCT, a blood collection tube for the preservation of whole blood specimens for immunophenotyping by flow cytometry; Cell-Free DNA BCT®, a direct-draw blood collection tube which stabilizes nucleated blood cells and prevents the release of genomic DNA, allowing isolation of high-quality cell-free DNA for a wide range of downstream applications commonly used in clinical research studies, drug discovery and diagnostic assay development; Cell-Free RNA BCT®, a blood collection tube with a patented preservative which stabilizes circulating RNA in plasma and prevents the release of non-target background RNA from blood cells during sample processing and storage; and Cell-Free DNA Urine Preserve, a liquid reagent that stabilizes cell-free DNA in urine.
About VIAGENE s.r.o.
VIAGENE is a Slovak distribution company which arose from the idea to bring to market technologies and products required for laboratories working in the fields of cytogenetics, molecular biology, pathology, oncology, microbiology, as well as laboratories focused on research and development. VIAGENE is a distributor of in vitro diagnostic tests, as well as the highest quality products providing reliable diagnosis and monitoring of various types of diseases in the territory of Slovakia and Czech Republic.
About Streck, Inc.
Established in 1971, Streck develops and manufactures products for clinical and research laboratories. Streck’s passion for innovation, quality and service has allowed the organization to become a world leader in the development of quality control and diagnostic products that help laboratories ensure accurate and timely results for patients. Streck offers the industry’s leading automated erythrocyte sedimentation rate instrument and is a worldwide supplier of blood collection tubes that standardize methods for sample collection, stabilization and transportation. Expanding product lines include flow cytometry, body fluids and urinalysis with emerging products being developed for the burgeoning field of molecular diagnostics. For more information, visit www.streck.com.