eDNA Laboratory Services
Smith-Root offers solutions for laboratory-based qPCR analysis for detection of single targets as well as metabarcoding analysis for surveying aquatic communities. Our relationships with eDNA specific laboratories allow us to offer customers the highest quality services from industry leaders at a guaranteed competitive price. Our customers can rest assured that their samples will be analyzed in a top-rated facility by molecular scientists applying the most advances protocols and methods.
How It Works
Using our eDNA laboratory service is a straightforward process. You collect samples using the eDNA sampler backpack (rental available), Citizens Scientist Sampler, or any alternative eDNA filtration protocol. Once you have collected your samples with Smith-Root eDNA filters (standard or self-preserving), send us the individually labeled filter samples and we will conduct the appropriate molecular analysis of the DNA content from your filters. The results are provided to you in a report.