Hamilton and Rhinostics Reinvent Rapid Swab-Based Sample Workflows from Collection to Processing

Hamilton and Rhinostics Reinvent Rapid Swab-Based Sample Workflows from Collection to Processing

RENO, Nev.–(BUSINESS WIRE/AETOSWire)— Hamilton Company and Rhinostics, an early-stage Harvard University spin-out company, are combining their respective strengths to improve the speed and quality of nasal and nasopharyngeal sample workflows from collection to processing while also reducing the need for active labor involvement. This sample type is widely used to detect antibodies and antigens in relation to the novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2 and many other pathogens. The hands-free automated workflow includes use of the RHINOstic™ nasal swab collection device and one of Hamilton’s Microlab® STAR™, Microlab NIMBUS®, or Microlab Prep™ automated liquid handling workstations, along with the LabElite® DeCapper from Hamilton…