Crying on the Spot: Collection and Storage

  • Anjali Prashar


It is vital that the diagnostic tears are collected efficiently and gently for investigation, particularly since the entire focus here is of non-invasiveness. This chapter summarizes different collection techniques and how they are comparable with each other and emphasizes how the collection technique selected should be simple, with high sensitivity and reproducibility, low variability and provide an unaltered sample.

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  • Anjali Prashar
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  1. 1.MumbaiIndia

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