Dried Blood Spot Analysis: Preclinical Considerations

A previous entry detailed Dried Blood Spot Analysis: Preclinical Pros and Cons.  Additional preclinical considerations include the ambiguity of acceptance by global regulatory agencies, none of which have issued definitive rulings on how they’ll handle New Drug...

Dried Blood Spot Analysis: Preclinical Pros and Cons

Both advantages and challenges exist for use of dried blood spots during preclinical drug development.   Advantages include small sample volumes coupled with easy shipment and storage.  The amount of blood per spot varies (10 to 100 μL), but use of 15 to 20 μL seems...