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CentoCard® – as easy as mailing a letter

Dried blood spot (DBS) cards for patients’ samples collection and shipment. The simplest way to ship biological samples, making genetic testing available anywhere in the world.

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CentoCard® – Simplifying the Logistics of Life-Saving Diagnostics

Sending biological samples for genetic testing across international borders is a complex procedure. From specialized packaging to ensure safe handling of samples to adherence of cost-extensive international packaging standards, strict customs regulations and extra administrative burdens often complicate the diagnostic process.

By leveraging our passion, vast experience in the molecular diagnostic field, and cutting-edge technology, CENTOGENE has developed an easy and simple way to send patient samples:

CentoCard® makes sending patient samples as easy as sending a letter. Using Dried Blood Spot (DBS) technology, our filter card solution enables genetic, enzymatic, and biomarker testing around the world.


CENTOGENE's Filter Card Solution

At CENTOGENE, we have leveraged our expertise to design a specialized, validated procedure to extract high-quality DNA from CentoCard®. Using this unique approach, any genetic test can be performed - enabling us to analyze over 500,000 patients from over 120 countries with various genetic disorders.

Why Choose CentoCard®?

Samples are stable once they dry and can be mailed directly to CENTOGENE by regular post in the pre-addressed envelope provided

Samples collected on CentoCard® are not time- or temperature-sensitive. No special declaration is required as samples are not biohazardous

CentoCard® is usable for every analysis and testing method, including Whole Exome Sequencing (WES) and Whole Genome Sequencing (WGS)

CentoCard® – The quick, cost-effective, and hassle-free solution for preparing and shipping patient samples

Prepare the filter card

Transfer the blood

Dry the sample for two hours

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