Meconium - Newborn Childs First Fecal Matter

Product Name Meconium
Source Single Human Donor
Catalogue Number 991-16
Form Solid
Donor Race Reported
Donor Gender Reported
Donor Date of Birth Reported
Collection Date Reported
Appearance Viscous, black to dark green solid
Preservatives None
Collection Protocol Meconium is collected in the child's diaper and then frozen.
Storage -20°C
Recertification Due to differing stabilities of various biomarkers in this complex biological material it is not possible to assign a single expiration date that is relevant to all biomarkers. The end user should monitor the biomarkers of interest to verify suitability over time.
Infectious Disease Testing Not tested for infectious diseases. This material should be handled at the Biosafety Level 2 (BSL 2) as recommended for any potentially infectious human serum or blood specimen in the CDC/NIH manual "Biosafety in Microbiological and Biomedical Laboratories", 2009.
Application Research, Forensics, Life Science
Synonyms Feces, excrement, child's first fecal matter