Application Note: Direct PCR Amplification of Blood Samples on Copan NUCLEIC-CARD™ Systems Using the AmpFℓSTR® Identifiler® Direct PCR Amplification Kit
6 February 2013
The number of single-source samples processed by laboratories has increased rapidly in recent years. In an effort to avoid backlogs and meet demands for the delivery of rapid, high-quality results, laboratories are looking for ways to simplify and streamline the processing of forensic samples. Automation of the existing processes is part of the solution, but even greater efficiency savings can be achieved by also removing rate-limiting steps from within the workflow where possible. This technical note demonstrates how to streamline laboratory workflows using a combination of the Copan NUCLEIC-CARD™ with the Identifiler® Direct kits to consistently generate high-quality profiles.