SPECIMEN COLLECTION INSTRUCTIONS

Buccal Cell Collection (Mouthwash Rinse)

 

1. Subjects are asked to refrain from smoking, drinking, or eating 45 minutes before sample collection.

2. Collect the buccal cells by rinsing the mouth with 15 ml of the provided mouthwash for 1 minute.

3. Save the mouthwash back in the original tube.

4. Cap the tube and seal it properly.

5. Label the container with the patient information.