Whatman offers a variety of generic collection cards that meet the requirements for many sampling programs.
903 Multiple-part Neonatal Card
The multiple-part neonatal card includes a demographic portion in duplicate where information about the newborn, parents, physician and care can be entered. Each card has a unique sequential number and bar code. The multipart 903 collection paper is imprinted with five half-inch circles and has a wraparound cover to protect the 903 paper before and after sample collection. Each circle holds 75 to 80 µl of blood.
903 Protein Saver Card
The sample collection area of the 903 Protein Saver Card contains five half-inch circles. Each circle holds 75 to 80 µl of sample. Wraparound cover has spaces for name and date of collection and is imprinted with the universal biohazard symbol in accordance with USPS regulations. It fits into Whatman foil barrier ziploc bags for storage. This is for research use only.
903 Protein Saver Snap-apart Card
The 903 paper in this device, imprinted with four half-inch circles, is enclosed between two pieces of cover stock. Each circle holds 75 to 80 µl of sample. To use, one cover is snapped off, the sample is collected and the remaining cover is folded over the sample. This cover is imprinted with the universal biohazard symbol in accordance with USPS regulations. This is for research use only.
Regulation disclaimer – CE mark
Under current regulations, specimen collection cards, including neonatal screening cards, which are to be used for human diagnostic tests, are classified as ‘other’ IVD devices under the European IVD Directive and require the CE mark if sold within the European Union. All 903 specimen collection devices manufactured and printed by Whatman for neonatal testing in the EU undergo post-printing quality control and carry the CE mark. Whatman will assume no responsibility for the quality or performance of 903 collection devices converted, printed or packaged by third party suppliers.
Educational materials illustrating the proper method for collecting neonatal samples are available from Whatman in five languages: English, German, French, Italian, and Spanish. Please contact our Technical Support for more information.