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Stool preprocessing for molecular testing

Stool preprocessing device enabling standardized stool sample preparation for nucleic acid extraction of viruses, bacteria and parasites in about 5 minutes.


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  • Just 5 minutes hands-on time
  • Standardized, validated for qualitative & quantitative applications
  • Entirely closed safe system

Stool samples are among the most difficult and time-consuming clinical samples to process for molecular biology assays. This is now a thing of the past thanks to bioMérieux’s new 4-step Stool Preprocessing Device.

The stool preprocessing device is a stool sampling and pre-treatment device designed to prepare stool samples for molecular biology assays in just 5 minutes of hands-on time.


Standardize your stool bench for molecular testing

Gain the confidence of standardized preprocessing.

  • Sampling, calibration, homogenization and filtration: all in one device
  • Validated for qualitative and quantitative applications


Save hours – not minutes

Spending too much time preprocessing stool? You don’t have to.

  • Just 5 minutes hands-on time (compared to 1-3 hours)
  • Ready-to-use filtered solution for nucleic acid extraction


Simplicity and safety for your stool preprocessing workflow

The Stool Preprocessing Device makes preprocessing both easier and safer.

  • No sample weighing
  • No pipetting
  • Entirely closed process
  • No sample contamination

Specs & Resources

LBM® collection & transport devices
Product NameReference
Stool Preprocessing DeviceRef. 421061
Stool Preprocessing Device Vortex adapterRef. 422152
Stool Preprocessing Device RackRef. 422163

Feghoul L. et. al. “Evaluation of a New Device for Simplifying and Standardizing Stool Sample Preparation for Viral Molecular Testing with Limited Hands-On Time.” J. Clin. Micro. April 2016, 54(4): 928–933.